Daily Mail confirms the news at Chelsea in the context of Mauricio Pochettino preparing to come to the club.
Benoit Badiashile has impressed since moving to Chelsea from Monaco for £33m in January. He has shown himself to be class enough to become the mainstay of the Blues defense under Mauricio Pochettino, who is likely to take the helm. at the club next season.
The 2023/24 pre-season could be an important opportunity for Badiashile to score points, thereby confirming his position with Pochettino. However, the bad news came, causing that plan of the French star to deviate.
The former AS Monaco player suffered a groin injury on the training ground. His problem was assessed as more serious than initially and more likely to require surgery.
Chelsea have yet to confirm the extent of Badiashile’s injury and time out, but he is expected to be out for four months . This means the French player will miss the 2023/24 pre-season.
Badiashile’s injury could increase the chances for Lewis Colwill, the young star currently impressing at Brighton, to show up in pre-season under Pochettino.