The American worldwide limped off through the Premier League defeat to Manchester Metropolis on Thursday and duly missed the FA Cup capitulation by the hands of similar opposition 4 days later.
Raheem Sterling is now set for a scan on a hamstring drawback picked up in opposition to Metropolis, whereas Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed Sunday’s defeat with a minor pressure.
Commonplace Sport understands members of the Blues squad are rising more and more involved concerning the scenario.
Membership physician Paco Biosca and head physio Thierry Laurent left Stamford Bridge through the wide-scale restructure following Could’s takeover, with the Boehly-Clearlake regime believing Chelsea’s Premier League rivals boasted a extra progressive medical division.
The difficulty, nevertheless, is but to have been resolved.
Talking after defeat on the Etihad Stadium, Potter mentioned: “Christian simply opened up his knee within the sport the opposite day so we’re nonetheless analysing it. It’s going to be weeks I might say.
“Raheem simply had an motion within the first minute that sport, a again heel that was a bit unusual and he felt one thing in his hamstring.
“So once more we’re analysing that. Aubameyang had a good again yesterday so was unable to journey.’