The international break is finally over, and we'll have Chelsea football back on Saturday. With that in mind, Blues' manager Jose Mourinho provided a bit of an injury update during his press conference on Friday, ahead of Chelsea's fixture against Norwich City.
Mourinho specifically mentioned a trio of players in his remarks, with a pair definitely out of action for Saturday:
Jose says Falcao will soon be back from injury and Courtois will be back in December too. #CFC— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 20, 2015
We know that Courtois has returned to training, and have heard that the Blues are targeting a return for the match against FC Porto, but Mourinho refused to set a date for the Belgian's return:
Jose says he can't specify exactly when in December Thibaut Courtois will return. #CFC— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 20, 2015
Speaking of Belgians, Eden Hazard was dealing with some illness during the international break. According to Jose,though, there's no problems there:
Jose says Eden Hazard trained normally yesterday. There were reports he was ill midweek when with Belgium. #CFC— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 20, 2015
With any luck, Hazard will play on Saturday, and bang in a few goals. We can also cross our fingers that Courtois returns soon, and that when Falcao gets healthy, that he finds some form less reminiscent of Fernando Torres.