Massive Courtois blow for Chelsea.
The Belgian international has been treated for the problem in Barcelona, where journalist Ed Maylon claims the latest suggestion is that he will be out for even longer than expected.
Reports from Barcelona, where Courtois was treated at the Clinica Quirón, suggest Chelsea keeper could be out for four months.
— Ed Malyon (@eaamalyon) September 11, 2015
This morning it looked like Courtois would only miss a month of action, but it now seems that Chelsea will have to make do with Asmir Begovic in goal for almost half the season.
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Having sold Petr Cech to Arsenal in the summer, Chelsea are without the same strength in depth in the goalkeeping position as they were last term.