Chelsea fans were devastated to discover that their new signing Edouard Mendy picked up an injury while on international duty.
According to the Senegalese FA, cited by Sky Sports, Mendy suffered a thigh injury during training and could be out during a crucial run of fixtures for Frank Lampard’s side.
Chelsea are due to play Southampton after the international break on October 17th before they are due to face Sevilla in the first Champions League matchday of the 2020/21 campaign.
Kepa Arizzabalaga would be expected to step in for the injured Mendy but is not a popular figure amongst the Stamford Bridge faithful after making a series of calamitous errors in recent months.
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The prospect of the £71m goalkeeper was almost too much to bear for these supporters down below, who made their feelings clear when they discovered the news.
Chelsea fans mourn Mendy’s expected absence
— David Kobby Osei-Mensah (@DavidActive) October 9, 2020
One goal down to Southampton already😥
— Artgeek (@legi3n) October 9, 2020
— Jack Bools (@BoolsJack) October 9, 2020
Back to square one😭
— Black Daddy🕖 (@black_daddy01) October 9, 2020
Chelsea players finding out Lampard’s has to start Kepa pic.twitter.com/cTIumJ48L6
— The Biggest Club in London (@CFC1st) October 9, 2020
Abolish international football
— Jamal (@jamali1905) October 9, 2020
Not again please 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/HNJ4CO6X8I
— babajide (@babajide777) October 9, 2020
Petition to ban chelsea players from going on international duties ? 🙇🏾♀️😭
— Rola (@kofoworola__a) October 9, 2020
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