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Chelsea youngster Charlie Musonda is yet to make it at the big stage despite his talent, and at 23, it’s expected that he should have reached a certain level of his career.
It has been two years since Charly Musonda Jr last played for Chelsea, and the winger’s career has been blighted by injuries.
The 23-year-old has spent the last two years of his career fighting injury and made just three competitive starts for Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic while on loan there, the last of which came on February 18, 2018, against St Johnstone before his loan spell in Scotland was cut short.
Musonda was sent on loan last season to Vitesse but injury kept him out yet again and his only appearance during the 2018-19 campaign came on the final matchday. This season he has only made four substitute appearances.
Musonda has admitted that he missed football and is keen to back.
“The last year has been the toughest of my life,” Musonda told The Independent. “I’ve suffered a lot this year. Sometimes, it can get very lonely.
“Every morning I woke up with the same thought: to play. It’s only when it’s taken away that you understand how much you love football. I didn’t realise how much I could miss it.”
Injury worries have hampered Musonda’s development, and there are fears that the young Belgian’s career is at risk.