How Chelsea could line up without star striker.
Chelsea have been rocked by news that star striker Diego Costa could be out for as much as three weeks through injury, with the Spaniard understood to have been playing through pain for much of this season.
The £32m signing from Atletico Madrid has been a big hit at Stamford Bridge since his move, but the club will now have to think how to line up without him in their side, with Jose Mourinho’s starting eleven likely to look something like this:
Goalkeeper and defence:
Although Thibaut Courtois had an injury scare against Arsenal, the Belgian should continue in goal for the Blues, with the defence also unchanged as the likes of Branislav Ivanovic, Cesar Azpilicueta, John Terry and Gary Cahill make up the back four.