‘The Blue’ striker crisis
London – Chelsea got less pleasant news at the time they were driving towards the stairs Premier League champions. Loic Remy’s injury makes ‘The Blue’ is now experiencing a crisis next attacker.
Remy had been lined up to become deputy Diego Costa to be sidelined at least four games with a hamstring injury, for the match against Queens Park Rangers last night.
Unfortunately Remy muscle injury while diving training session the day before, which makes it have to miss the match at Loftus Road.
Not yet known how long the French striker had to pull over, but the injury may Remy adds to the puzzling Jose Mourinho, who had already lost Costa.
Moreover, Chelsea is now in pole position in a duel championship with 73 points from 31 weeks, seven points ahead of Arsenal, who have one more game in the second position.
In the rest of this match the Blues will face Manchester United, Arsenal, Leicester City, Crystal Palace, Liverpool, West Brom and Sunderland.
“We never complain, we do not complain, we just concentrate on the players in the field,” said Mourinho told Sky Sports.
“We trust him (Drogba) and today we forget the old Diego and Remy,” he continued.
As the only remaining striker, Drogba was aged 37 years and only once this season to play a full 90 minutes in the league (against Manchester United at Old Trafford), despite appearing 35 times in all competitions and made six goals and two assists.