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Chelsea defender David Luiz hasn’t played for Chelsea since the trip to Qarabag last month, missing Chelsea’s last six games.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revealed Luiz has a serious knee injury and he doesn’t know when the Brazilian will return.

“David has a big inflammation in his knee,” Conte said.

“We are trying and trying to solve this situation with the doctor. It’s important to assess the situation day by day and try to try to sort this problem.

“I don’t know when he’s able to come back with us. With the doctor and the medical department we are try to solve this situation.

“The player is working apart [from the group]. He worked in the pool, I saw him [on Friday] running on the pitch but very slowly. This is a serious problem but we hope to solve this problem soon.

“I think every player is frustrated when they don’t play, especially when they have an injury. For sure there is a lot of frustration for the injury because every player to train and try to put the coach in difficulty with their selections. I understand because I was a player and when I was injured my feeling was very bad.”

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