Chelsea flop Mykhailo Mudryk’s Premier League career took yet another hit on Saturday as he suffered an injury for Ukraine.
Mudryk was forced off in the closing stages of Ukraine’s 1-1 draw with England.
The winger pulled up holding his calf in the last minute and was forced to be substituted.
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It remains to be seen how serious the injury is but given it is a muscular problem, it seems as if Mudryk will be set for a spell on the sidelines.
It’s the last thing either Chelsea or Mudryk wanted in what has been a disastrous first nine months at the club for the 22-year-old.
The wideman joined Chelsea for €100 million in January after the Blues hijacked Arsenal’s deal for the Ukrainian winger.
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However, Mudryk has flopped badly at Stamford Bridge.
He has managed no goals and just two assists in 20 appearances amidst a string of poor performances.
Mudryk’s poor form has resulted in him dropping down the attacking pecking order and he has shown no sign this season of improving.
This possible injury will only further hamper his chances of making it at Chelsea.
Chelsea need all the help they can get right now after a tough start to the new season. They are down in 12th position, having picked up four points from four games.
They endured a disastrous 2022-23 season despite a world record transfer spend.
They ended the campaign in 12th place, just eight points off the bottom three. They also disappointed in all cup competitions and went through three managers in total’ Thomas Tuchel, Graham Potter and caretaker Frank Lampard.
Mauricio Pochettino has since been named the new manager of Chelsea.