David Luiz facing spell on sidelines with injury?

Chelsea's David Luiz celebrates his free-kick against Aston Villa on December 23, 2012
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Chelsea's David Luiz faces a number of weeks out of action with a calf injury, according to a report.

David Luiz has reportedly been told that he faces a number of weeks on the sidelines due to a calf injury.

The Brazilian has been in impressive form for Chelsea since moving into the centre of midfield, but fitness problems have halted his recent progress.

Luiz could only make a substitute appearance in the Capital One Cup disappointment against Swansea City but the brief cameo has aggravated his injury, according to the Daily Mail.

The 25-year-old's absence could pave the way for John Terry's return to the starting lineup following the centre-back's own injury problems.

Terry is yet to start a game under interim manager Rafael Benitez.

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