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Reece James return timetable provided by injury expert and it doesn’t look great for Chelsea star

Reece James return timetable provided by injury expert and it doesn’t look great for Chelsea star

Chelsea downed by Man City

Chelsea and Manchester City went head-to-head at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

The Londoners would head into the game sat top of the Premier League table and looking to continue their unbeaten start to the season in all competitions.

Man City, meanwhile, had already lost to Tottenham and a 0-0 draw with Southampton suggested Pep Guardiola and co. were going to suffer without a proper no.9 in their ranks.

Despite this, it would actually be Man City who came away with a win on Saturday.

The Sky Blues dominated for large periods, with Thomas Tuchel’s decision to start a three-man midfield leaving Chelsea lacking any sort of creativity and link between attack and midfield.

And, when all was said and done, Gabriel Jesus provided the winning goal on the day:

Reece James injury timetable

To make matters worse for Chelsea, they would also lose Reece James in the first half of that clash.

And now, injury expert Dr. Rajpal Brar has provided an update on James, and it doesn’t look great for the Chelsea man.

Dr. Rajpal Brar suggests that James has a high ankle sprain, and though no boot appears to have been needed, the injury will likely have a 4-6 week recovery period:

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