Photo: Injured Chelsea star hints at big boost ahead of Leicester clash

Is Kurt Zouma finally closing in on a return to action for Chelsea this season?

A photo posted by Kurt Zouma (@kurtzouma) on

Kurt Zouma has taken to social media to hint that he is closing in on a return to action for Chelsea in the coming weeks.

The Blues defender has not featured for the west London club at all this season after he suffered a serious knee injury last term.

Zouma has been working on his fitness levels as he bids to return to action as soon as possible for Antonio Conte’s men.

Chelsea’s defence has been in the spotlight in recent weeks after defeats by both Arsenal and Liverpool in the Premier League in the absence of the injured John Terry.

The Blues will surely be keen to welcome Zouma back to action as soon as possible as he continues to close in on a return.

And Zouma used his personal Instagram account to deliver a cryptic update as he bids to try and return to action as soon as possible.

Zouma posted the picture above on the photo-sharing app and wrote: “Loading… ”

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