Ben Chilwell suffers another setback with Leicester left-back set to miss the start of next season

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Ben Chilwell suffers another setback with Leicester left-back set to miss the start of next season with a heel injury that has ruled him out of the Foxes’ last three games this season.

  • Ben Chilwell expected to miss early next season due to heel injury
  • Leicester star has already been kicked out of Foxes’ last three league games
  • Brendan Rodgers believes he won’t need to sell any of his players

Ben Chilwell could miss the start of next season with a heel injury that has kept him out of Leicester’s last three games.

The England defender, a transfer target for Chelsea, has already been ruled out from Foxes’ remaining games, at Tottenham on Sunday and against Manchester United next weekend, and manager Brendan Rodgers cannot count on his involvement in the start of the 2020 -21. campaign.

Rodgers is confident Leicester won’t need to sell players, with Chelsea manager Frank Lampard known to be an admirer of the 23-year-old.

Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell is set to miss the start of next season due to a heel injury

Rodgers expects James Maddison, who has a hip injury, to return for the preseason, but when asked for a schedule on Chilwell’s fitness he said: “We have to just wait and see about it. It is an injury that will last for several weeks.

When asked if the Chilwell academy product played his last game for Leicester, Rodgers said: “I’m not at all worried. We have a fantastic team that we want to keep together, so I don’t care.

“We have no intention of selling Ben Chilwell and we absolutely do not need to sell him.

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