Hazard out for three months

Hazard out for three months
June 05 21:45 2017

Chelsea forward, Eden Hazard, may miss the beginning of next season after undergoing ankle surgery.

The Belgium international fractured his ankle training ahead of the friendly with the Czech Republic and the 2018 World Cup qualifier with Estonia on Friday.

“Eden Hazard successfully underwent surgery today after sustaining a fracture to his right ankle while training with the Belgian national team,” read a statement on the club website.

“He is expected to return to training in approximately three months.”

The 26-year-old, who was a driving force in Chelsea’s title win, posted a picture of himself in his hospital bed on Twitter.

A message alongside read: “Everything went well with my ankle operation, now I start the road to recovery! I will be stronger. Thank you for your support!!”

The Premier League season gets underway on August 12.