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Romeo Lavia sends ‘annoyed’ message to Chelsea followers after crushing damage replace


Romeo Lavia has vowed to offer his all to return to motion quickly after Chelsea confirmed the midfielder will miss the remainder of the season.

A £58m signing from Southampton through the summer time, Lavia arrived at Chelsea unfit earlier than choosing up an ankle damage which saved him sidelined till December.

Lavia made his Chelsea debut with a 32-minute look off the bench in opposition to Crystal Palace on December 27, after which he was dominated out with a nasty hamstring damage which has saved him sidelined ever since.

Chelsea confirmed on Wednesday {that a} recent setback had formally dominated Lavia out for the rest of the season.

“As you might know, regardless of my numerous efforts, I can be lacking the rest of the season,” Lavia wrote on social media.

Romeo Lavia

Lavia suffered a hamstring damage in December / GLYN KIRK/GettyImages

“This has been a irritating season for me, not with the ability to assist my teammates.

“I like this squad, this badge and being on the pitch greater than something. Belief that I’ve given my all on a regular basis to be again.

“Thanks for the love, help and criticism as a result of all of them have an effect on me positively and preserve me going. I am unable to wait to offer it again and share many particular moments collectively. See you quickly.”

Lavia has been a near-permanent fixture on a protracted damage checklist which has plagued Mauricio Pochettino this season. Fellow summer time signing Lesley Ugochukwu has additionally missed a major spell, leaving the boss with simply Enzo Fernandez, Conor Gallagher and Moises Caicedo as recognised central midfielders.

To fight the restricted depth accessible to him, Pochettino declined to show to his academy and as an alternative introduced Cesare Casadei again from his mortgage with Leicester Metropolis. The Italian has been handed a complete of 17 minutes throughout three Premier League appearances since his return in January.