Chelsea`s Ramires suffers knee injury blow

Updated: Jan 30, 2012, 07:50 AM IST

London: Chelsea midfielder Ramires will be out for up to four weeks with a knee injury, the Premier League club said Sunday.

The Brazilian was injured during his side`s FA Cup victory at Queens Park Rangers Saturday and scans revealed ligament damage.

"Scans confirm Ramires suffered a medial ligament injury to his right knee in Saturday`s game against Queens Park Rangers," the club said on its website (

"He is expected to be out for three to four weeks."

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