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Andreas Christensen is in a stable condition after picking up a head injury in the 4-0 win against Brighton, The Metro reports.

Chelsea’s young defender was involved in a head clash with Brighton captain Shane Duffy. The Dane was resilient in staying on the pitch minutes after the collision but eventually signalled to the bench that he wanted to come off.

When speaking after the match, Antonio Conte said the player doesn’t have concussion and is available for the visit against Arsenal.

The Metro quotes Conte saying:

“For Andreas it was a simple contusion. The player is OK. He is available for the next game, for the next training.”

Contusion effectively means the centre-back suffered bruising but head injuries must be taken with extra care.

Christensen’s performance against Brighton

Andreas Christensen
Andreas Christensen has played an important role for Chelsea this season

The 21-year-old looks like he’s been in the Chelsea side for years. The composure in which he plays as well as putting his body on the line has made him a complete defender.

Christensen had 98% pass accuracy in the first half with 50 out of 51 passes completed.

It really is no wonder he’s managed to cement his place in Conte’s line-ups this season.

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