London – Ahead of the trip to Everton this weekend Chelsea buffeted by bad news. Flagship striker, Diego Costa, reportedly suffered a hamstring injury and is predicted to be absent in less a minute.
British media such as the Daily Mail, Guardian, and Telegprah reported that Costa was injured during training yesterday (27/8). Chelsea are now anxiously await the results of further tests conducted in Cobham.
If the condition is severe as predicted then the player who transferred from Atletico Madrid for 32 million pounds, it may be sidelined for up to six weeks.
Costa obvious injury a blow to the Blues. The Spain international was able to immediately show off with a pack of two goals in his first two games in the Premier League.
With this situation, it is not likely Chelsea will return to the transfer market to look for another striker. Reportedly, AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao re-shot.
In addition, this also affects the situation of Fernando Torres being toned reportedly heading to AC Milan. Torres seems difficult to go as manager Jose Mourinho needs a coating Costa.