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Breaking reports: Chelsea star Thibaut Courtois could be out for FOUR months with knee injury

Massive Courtois blow for Chelsea.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois could miss as much as four months of the season with a knee injury, according to breaking reports.

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.

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.

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