Oscar picks up slight injury during Brazil training

Daniel Kopatsch

We've already seen Eden Hazard miss some training this international break thanks to injury -- now it's someone else's turn:

A right ankle sprain isn't great news, but everyone's best guess at the moment is that the injury isn't serious enough to really have an impact on Chelsea. Brazil are playing against Australia in a friendly on Saturday, and he might not be able to feature in that game, but the initial reports say he should be fully healed up by the time the Blues head to Goodison Park later on in the month.

But that's conjecture for the moment, and this could well be bad news for us. For right now, let's hope for the best. It's not like Oscar couldn't use a break anyway.

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