Vitesse will be grateful for the news that Charly Musonda’s injury is not as bad as first anticipated.

There were concerns this morning that the player has sustained a long-term injury and could be set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

However, Goal now reports that the player is expected to miss around a month of football following a shin injury.

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The injury occurred a friendly for Vitesse against Royal Antwerp and the player returned to Chelsea to discover the severity.

The news will come as a delight for Musonda, who will be hoping to make an impact at Vitesse as he prepares to get his career back on track.

With his long-term future at Chelsea very much in doubt, he knows he has to go go to Vitesse and deliver after a poor spell at Celtic.

Musonda was heavily linked with a permanent move away from the club this summer but has instead left on loan.