Chelsea: Graham Potter gives Wesley Fofana update after worrying injury | Football

Wesley Fofana suffered a worrying injury in Chelsea's win

Wesley Fofana suffered a worrying injury in Chelsea’s win (Image: BT Sport)

Graham Potter admitted he was ‘concerned’ after Chelsea defender Wesley Fofana appeared to be in tears as he limped off during the Champions League win over AC Milan.

Fofana, who completed a £70million move from Leicester City in the summer, scored his first Chelsea goal to put the Blues ahead on Wednesday night.

But the French defender was forced off before half-time after a harmless clash with AC Milan striker Rafael Leao.

Fofana tried to continue after the initial challenge but quickly signaled to the Chelsea bench that he had to come off and was replaced by Trevoh Chalobah.

As he left the pitch, Fofana cut a dejected figure and received a warm embrace from Ben Chilwell, who has battled back from his own injury problems recently.

The scenes were particularly worrying for Chelsea fans as Fofana spent almost nine months on the sidelines while at Leicester after breaking his leg in a pre-season friendly and had complained of injury problems during his final few weeks at the King Power Stadium.

Asked for an update on Fofana after Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Milan, Potter said: ‘We’ll have to scan it tomorrow and see how it is.

Fofana limped off during Chelsea's win over AC Milan

Fofana bounced off during Chelsea’s win over AC Milan (Image: Getty)

‘I don’t want to speculate now, but we are worried and hoping for the best.

‘We will support him but we don’t know yet, we will get the scan results tomorrow. Fingers crossed. Nothing to report at the moment but that was the only disappointing thing of the evening.’

Fofana was seen leaving Stamford Bridge on crutches and his injury overshadowed an impressive Chelsea win in west London.

The Blues outclassed Serie A giants AC Milan to record their first Champions League win of the season and second win in three games under Potter.

The Blues boss added: ‘It was a good night for us. We had to play well. The attitude and application of the players was fantastic. It was a really important win for us.

‘I thought we started a bit nervous for about five minutes. It was just a result of wanting to do it so well. But then you saw the appetite of the players.

‘Clean sheet, three goals. The players’ personality was really good tonight.’

Chelsea, currently fifth in the Premier League and second in Champions League Group E, return to action at home on Saturday against Wolves.

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