March 20, 2023

Chelsea dealt Katerina Svitkova injury blow

Chelsea midfielder Katerina Svitkova has been ruled out for a ‘significant period’ following going through knee surgery.

The Czech Republic intercontinental joined the Blues from West Ham in the summer months, and scored her very first objective for the club in the course of their 8- demolition of Vllaznia in the Champions League group levels in October.

However, she has highlighted just 2 times in the WSL this time, with a knee injuries ruling her out of motion in current weeks.

Chelsea have verified that next a review by the club’s professional medical group and a knee professional, Svitkova has been through knee surgical treatment.

She is expected to be sidelined for a ‘significant period’ and, with the guidance of the club’s medical crew, will get started a rehabilitation programme.

‘Everyone at Chelsea sends their best needs to Katerina in her restoration,” a Chelsea statement study.

The 26-year-aged has showcased four moments in all competitions for the Blues this time period, scoring two targets.

Svitkova is the next Chelsea player to go through a prolonged-time period injuries this time, with Pernille Tougher also currently sidelined with a hamstring injuries sustained although on intercontinental obligation with Denmark.

Chelsea currently sit 2nd in the WSL, one particular level behind Manchester United but with a recreation in hand in excess of the league leaders.

Emma Hayes’ aspect have been drawn versus European champions Lyon in the Champions League quarter-finals, and play Arsenal in the Continental Cup closing in March.