- Antonio Rudiger of Chelsea has been ruled out of the season
- The German football star is currently in Rome undergoing surgery
- Chelsea have two more games to play this season in the Premier League
Chelsea have been hit with a severe blow following the injury of defender Antonio Rudiger who has been ruled out of the season with two games left this season.
Ruidger had missed two weeks with a knee problem, but was hurried back to face Manchester United in a key Premier League game on Sunday, April 28.
But he could only play 65 minutes against the Red Devils in a tough Premier League encounter which ended 1-1
The 26-year-old Germany international is currently undergoing surgery in Rome to discover the extent of his knee injury.
Andreas Christensen is now set to partner David Luiz at the back as Chelsea look to hold on to their top four place or win the Europa League title.
Chelsea are currently occupying fourth position on the Premier League standings with 68 points after 36 games.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Premier League giants Chelsea were tipped by the supercomputer to win the 2018/19 Europa League title after landing in the semifinal of the competition.
En route to the last four of this season's Europa League, Maurizio Sarri's men defeated Slavia Prague 4-3 on Thursday night, April 18, and qualified on 5-3 aggregate.
Chelsea will now face Frankfurt who scaled through on away goals as the German side lost 4-2 at Benfica, but claimed a 2-0 win on their turf.
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