Chelsea midfielder Scott Parker has broken a bone in his foot and will be out of action until next year, the Premier League club said on their website on Monday.
Parker broke the metatarsal bone in his foot after coming on as a late substitute in Chelsea's 4-0 victory over Norwich on Saturday.
Parker joined Chelsea from Charlton Athletic in January for 10 million pounds ($19.48 million) and has struggled to force his way into the starting line-up, appearing in only 10
games in the last two months.
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