Chelsea midfielder, Enzo Fernandez has found himself in distress following the Carabao Cup clash against Newcastle United.
According to reports, a chronic injury had forced the Chelsea star off the pitch, resulting to an emotional moment that was caught on camera after the game.
The World Cup winner started in Chelsea’s Tuesday encounter against Newcastle in the Carabao Cup, but his appearance was short-lived as he had to be substituted in the first half. Despite Chelsea securing a spot in the semi-finals with a 4-2 penalty shootout victory, Fernandez’s departure raised concerns.
Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea‘s manager, shed light on Fernandez’s abrupt exit from the game during a conversation with The Daily Mail.
Pochettino revealed that Fernandez had been feeling unwell even before the match commenced. As Fernandez took to the field, his condition did not improve, prompting him to request to be substituted due to his deteriorating health.