Watch: Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba suffers gruesome leg break in Chinese Super League
Published 17/07/2016 | 18:43
Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a horror leg break playing for Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.
The 31-year-old, who left Stamford Bridge in 2014, sustained the injury in the clash with Shanghai SIPG where his left leg tangled with defender Sun Xiang and was left at a right angle.
Chelsea, for whom he scored 14 goals in 51 appearances, wished their former player a speedy recovery. nThe Premier League club tweeted: "All at Chelsea FC send our best wishes to former striker @dembabafoot. Get well soon Demba."
The Senegal international will be a big miss for Shenhua as he is the division's top scorer with 14 goals in 18 games.
Be right back. Just off to vomit after seeing Demba Ba's horrific leg break. Bloody hell pic.twitter.com/jWHtHa0voh— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) July 17, 2016