Chelsea striker Broya will miss the end of the season with a serious knee injury

London: Premier League football club Chelsea announced today Wednesday that striker Armando Proya will be out for the end of the season in course, after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in the knee, requiring surgery. Proya was injured in Chelsea’s 1-0 friendly defeat by Aston Villa at the weekend, compounding manager Graham Potter’s problems before the Premier League resumes. The Albanian international, who played 12 league games in this season, he went off injured in the first half of a friendly in Abu Dhabi after colliding with a defender at Aston Villa. “After injuring his knee during the first half of Sunday’s friendly against Aston Villa, Armando underwent further evaluation following the return of the club in England,” Chelsea said. “The tests unfortunately confirmed that he had torn his anterior cruciate ligament and needed surgery. team doctor of club to recover, and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2022-2023 season.” Chelsea, who are eighth with 21 points in 14 games, will host Bournemouth on 27 December after the league resumes after the World Cup in Qatar. (Reuters)