Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed that five of Chelsea’s key players could miss the trip to Crystal Palace tomorrow as they are all injury doubts. Chelsea lost this fixture 1-0 last season and could head to Selhurst Park without Premier League top goal scorer Diego Costa.
The star striker played in both of Spain’s Euro 2016 qualifiers during the international break and Mourinho insists the forward needs to be assessed before Saturday. The Portuguesse tactitian has also confirmed that Andre Schurrle, John Obi Mikel, Didier Drogba and Ramires are also doubts for the all London clash.
When quizzed about any injury concerns for Saturday’s game Mourinho said, ‘“A few, I want to wait until tomorrow. But we have some problems, yes. “A few, I want to wait until tomorrow. But we have some problems, yes.”
With the potential absence of Diego Costa will Loic Remy finally be able to show Chelsea fans what he is capable of?
Written by Ben Waterhouse – @BenWaterhouse_