Conor Gallagher has claimed in his post-match interview with Football Daily that Ben Chilwell was disappointed after the game last night.

The wing-back was forced off with what looked a fairly serious hamstring problem in the final few minutes.

The injury brought about a sour end to what had otherwise been a positive evening for the Blues.

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They had returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Dinamo Zagreb.

However, the main positive will have been the debut of Denis Zakaria. The midfielder was excellent, and capped his performance off with a goal.

Chilwell meanwhile could be set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines, after suffering a season-ending injury in the Champions League around this time last year.

Chilwell disappointed with injury

With the World Cup less than three weeks away, there are real concerns he will go another international tournament without playing a single minute for his country.

Gallagher has claimed that everyone at the club is still hoping it won’t be long-term, although admitted he was gutted when the pair spoke.

He said: “I spoke to him after to see if he was okay. Obviously he’s disappointed, he’s not sure how bad it is. I guess he’s going to get a scan on it in the next couple of days. We’re just gonna have to wait and see.”

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Graham Potter will now be forced to reshuffle his pack as he adds another name to the growing list of casualties at Stamford Bridge.

He could be joined as well by Cesar Azpilicueta, who was seen hobbling off the pitch after the final whistle last night.

With both of his starting full-backs from last night not available, it could cause real disharmony when looking to select a defence who can keep out the in-form Arsenal.

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