Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Hakim Ziyech’s injury problem against Villarreal on Wednesday evening have been categories into serious injury problem.
After the most technically gifted winger put the Blues ahead with a superb finish, he was later remove before the half-time, with Moroccan star sustained dislocated shoulder.
The 27-year-old looked in serious pain, clasping his shoulder and collapsing to the ground after a harmless looking collision with a defender at a corner.
However, after the matches, Thomas Tuchel was gives update on Ziyech’s injury problem. The Blues boss himself called it ‘serious’, but didn’t give any more detail than that.
Tuchel on BT Sport about Ziyech’s injury: ‘If you take a player out during the first half it is serious. Unfortunately, because he is a decisive player in the last games’
Meanwhile, Ziyech, appeared at full time, complete with sling, to take pictures with the trophy. He’s had a fantastic preseason, and it would be cruel to take the chance to start the season strongly away from him.
The 27-year-old likely to miss several weeks of new campaign especially Chelsea opener match against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 14.