Chelsea summer signing Christopher Nkunku underwent knee surgery today and is likely to miss nearly four months.
Chelsea have revealed that forward Christopher Nkunku will be “out for an extended period” due to a knee injury.
Nkunku joined from RB Leipzig earlier this summer and has since had surgery.
Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Chelsea, currently has only Nicolas Jackson and Armando Broja as striker alternatives.
A Chelsea statement read: “Nkunku has sustained a knee injury which will rule the forward out for an extended period.
“The 25-year-old has undergone an operation and will now begin a rehabilitation programme with the club’s medical department.”