Chelsea and England captain John Terry is to undergo surgery on Saturday evening for a depressed fracture of the cheekbone.
The club confirmed that Terry was not concussed and is expected to be released from hospital on Sunday after a clash with Fulham striker Clinton Dempsey in the first half of their goalless draw at Stamford Bridge.
Terry played on until half-time when he was substituted by coach Avram Grant. It is understood Terry will have a plate fitted into his cheekbone and may be allowed to return to training as early as next week.
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