fans were left fuming after the club lost to in the Premier League on Sunday.

The league leaders saw their lead at the top of the table to four points – but what caused the fury among Blues faithfuls was missing the match due to an ankle injury.Chelsea Fans Fume As Thibaut Courtois Picks Up Ankle Injury After Club Force Him To Play Basketball

It was revealed that the Belgian stopper was injured after the club forced him to play basketball for promotional activities.

could still miss out on the all important FA Cup semi-final clash against .Chelsea Fans Fume As Thibaut Courtois Picks Up Ankle Injury After Club Force Him To Play Basketball

Courtois along with Nemanja Matić, , and was asked to play basketball on Tuesday for an advertisement with the NBA by Chelsea hierarchy.

The Blues number 13 was asked to do shootinh hoops and a mini-game, which ultimately resulted in an injury.

Courtois twisted his ankle after landing awkwardly, after being asked to jump up and receive the ball.Chelsea Fans Fume As Thibaut Courtois Picks Up Ankle Injury After Club Force Him To Play Basketball

Another group of players were set to take part in the activity, before Chelsea realized their mistake and called it off.

Blues fans took to Twitter to vent out their frustrations on seeing their star man getting injured due to a useless advertisment campiagn.Chelsea Fans Fume As Thibaut Courtois Picks Up Ankle Injury After Club Force Him To Play Basketball

Chelsea Fans Fume As Thibaut Courtois Picks Up Ankle Injury After Club Force Him To Play Basketball

Chelsea Fans Fume As Thibaut Courtois Picks Up Ankle Injury After Club Force Him To Play Basketball

Ironically Marcos Alonso, who was also involved in the basketball prop – pulled out of the crunch match, due to a warm-up injury just before the match.

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