Injury updates: N’Golo Kante & Wesley Fofana’s Return dates
N’Golo Kante has undergone hamstring surgery under the supervision of a specialist and is anticipated to miss four months of play, including the World Cup.
The Frenchman hasn’t played since August 14, when he left the field with a hamstring injury against Tottenham, and he’ll now miss the winter World Cup as well. “Following a successful procedure, N’Golo is now anticipated to remain out for four months,” according to his update.
Prior to the announcement, Potter stated, “Historically, there are things that have happened that are concerning, and we need to get to the bottom of it.”
“It’s a setback in the latter stages of his rehabilitation, which is concerning.” But all we can do is get him the proper diagnostic and advice, and then assist him get back to full fitness and enjoy his sport.”
Date of return: February 2023
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According to the French news site L’Equipe, Fofana sustained a sprained knee and will be sidelined for up to four weeks. Potter, on the other hand, does not anticipate the young centre-back to play before the World Cup break and has not provided an update since the nature of the injury was reported before the game against Wolves.
Potter stated: “He’s just getting back to where he was. I doubt we’ll see him before the World Cup.”
The anticipated return date is December 2022.