After some light jogging, Chelsea have been advised that the left-back goes under the knife in a bid to speed up his recovery.
Chilwell is now expected to miss the rest of the season and Chelsea are now seeking a replacement.
Both would be able to ease the current overreliance on Marcos Alonso for the rest of the season.
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