Chelsea FC winger Damien Duff dislocated his shoulder for the second time this season today after a fall in training.
The Republic of Ireland midfield player, who recently returned to full training after a virus ruled him out of Chelsea's last three games, was sidelined for three and a half weeks when he first dislocated the shoulder against Fulham FC in December. A Chelsea statement said: "He is having an assessment made of the problem before deciding what rehabilitation is for the best."
The 25-year-old Duff sat out the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final against AS Monaco FC, a 3-1 defeat in France, and is now a major doubt for Wednesday's return fixture at Stamford Bridge. However, manager Claudio Ranieri may be able to call on Carlo Cudicini and Glen Johnson after they returned to training.
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