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THREE Chelsea stars struck by virus!

Reports have emerged that Nigeria’s Victor Moses was one of just three Chelsea players hit by a virus ahead of their loss to Manchester United.

Sky Sports claim that Moses, Marcos Alonso and striker Diego Costa all came down with a virus after a team meal on Thursday which caused them to miss training on Friday.

Alonso withdrew during the warm-up before the match, However, Moses and Costa were able to play in the 2-0 loss at Old Trafford.

The Nigerian fullback played 54 minutes before he was then replaced by Cesc Fabregas, Costa saw out the 90 minutes but struggled to break United.

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Chelsea expect the trio to be fully recovered and fit to play in their FA Cup semifinal against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday at Wembley.