David Luiz 'broke his wrist' against Arsenal and faces lengthy injury layoff

David Luiz 'broke his wrist' against Arsenal and faces lengthy injury layoff

- David Luiz is set to miss more than three matches for Chelsea after breaking his wrist

- The defender reportedly injured himself in the the goalless draw with Arsenal last weekend

- He was shown a red card for a tackle on Saed Kolasinac and will automatically miss three matches

Chelsea defender David Luiz is set to miss more than three matches for his side after reportedly broke his wrist during the Sunday's goalless draw with Arsenal.

The Mirror report that the Brazilian is expected to face a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

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David Luiz 'broke his wrist' against Arsenal and faces lengthy injury layoff

David Luiz broke his wrist against Arsenal. Photo: Squawka

He is expected to miss the next three matches through suspension after receiving a red card for a bad tackle on left-back Sead Kolasinac late in the game.

Luiz was clattered into the advertising board as the referee blew the whistle for half-time and suffered a fracture.

However, the problem apparently does not require surgery and he is still training in a splint.

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Antonio Conte is expected to turn to youngster Andreas Christensen for longer than he first intended after the news of Luiz's ban.

On the other hand, NAIJ.com asked Nigerians to name the club they think would win the UEFA Champions League and we got some pretty interesting options;

Source: Sports.naij.com

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