Bosingwa out for three months after knee op

PREMIER League leaders Chelsea have been dealt a hammer blow with the news that Jose Bosingwa could be out for up to three months after undergoing knee surgery.<br /><br />The Portuguese international, who signed in a &pound;16.3m deal from Porto in&nbsp; May 2008, has been out since mid-October with the problem and may have to wait until February to return.<br /><br />It is the second injury to a full-back at Stamford Bridge in as many weeks after left-sided Ashley Cole fractured his tibia last week &ndash; although Chelsea confirmed the England man does not require surgery.<br /><br />A statement read: &ldquo;Jose Bosingwa underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee this week. His recovery time will be approximately three months.<br /><br />&ldquo;Ashley Cole is suffering from an aggravation of a depressed fracture of the tibia, originally picked up against Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge. The injury will not require surgery.&rdquo;<br />