Heartbreak for Romeu as crocked Chelsea ace may be sidelined for rest of season
21:40 GMT, 10 December 2012
01:18 GMT, 11 December 2012
Chelsea have suffered a major blow with the news that Oriol Romeu is unlikely to play again this season.
The 21-year-old midfielder suffered suspected cruciate knee ligament damage in the win over Sunderland on Saturday and was replaced after just 20 minutes.
Blow: The Chelsea midfielder is unlikely to play again this season
And according to reports in Spain, he may not play again this term.
Romeu, who joined Chelsea from Barcelona in 2011, had started three of the west London club's last four games before his injury.