Diego Costa Fit to Face Queens Park Rangers, Confirms Jose Mourinho

Diego Costa has missed Chelsea's last four matches after returning from international duty with hamstring and groin problems.

updated: November 01, 2014 08:31 IST
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File Photo: Chelsea striker Diego Costa gestures to Eden Hazard (R) during the pre-season friendly against Real Sociedad.


London: Jose Mourinho said Friday that star striker Diego Costa would return for Premier League leaders Chelsea's all-London clash at home to strugglers Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

"It is good for us," Mourinho told a news conference at Chelsea's training ground in Cobham, south-west of London. "It's difficult when you only have one striker available, but when you have two the situation improves," the Blues' manager added.

But Mourinho said he feared the striker could again suffer injury problems if, as expected, he is called up by Spain for the forthcoming round of international fixtures.

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