After Chelsea's much-needed 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace on December 27, fans find themselves grappling with a mix of emotions as a debutant's promising start takes an unfortunate turn.
Mauricio Pochettino expressed concerns about Romeo Lavia, who made his first appearance for the Blues after a season-long injury spell.
Despite the positive outcome on the pitch, the Argentine manager's post-game revelation added a somber note as the 19-year-old finished the match with apparent issues.
Reliable insider Nathan Gissing further fueled worries by reporting a thigh problem for the talented midfielder. Chelsea supporters are left anxiously awaiting updates on Lavia's condition, as the bittersweet pattern of good news accompanied by setbacks continues at the club.