Reports coming out from Stamford Bridge indicates that Chelsea striker, Diego Costa is ready to defy damaged ribs to help Jose Mourinho in the most important match of his Chelsea career on Saturday.
According to isoccerng, the Spanish striker is having round-the-clock treatment after he was injured in Tuesday night’s Capital One Cup penalty shoot-out defeat by Stoke.
It was reported that the 27-year-old striker was immediately sent to the hospital for scans, and it was feared there may have been a hairline fracture, but the Premier League defending champions are still hoping it is only bad bruising.
One of the Club’s back room staffs claimed, the striker is hopeful of playing in the crunch lunchtime game, but will have to have his ribs carefully strapped.
Defeat against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool could bring down the curtain on Mourinho’s second spell in charge after a disastrous start to the season which has seen the champions win just one of their last seven games, leaving them 15th in the Premier league.