Courtois injury surely ends Blues’ title hopes?
With news today of the Thibaut Courtois injury possibly lasting as long as four months, Chelsea‘s nightmare start to the season hits a new low, with their slim title hopes surely already put to bed for 2015/16.
Here’s our full five reasons we think the Blues can say goodbye to Premier League glory for the season:
1) Courtois injury
The Courtois injury is surely too big a hurdle to get around? With Petr Cech gone as a backup, the Belgian international is truly the only world class shot-stopper at Stamford Bridge, with Asmir Begovic looking shakey whenever he has played so far, including a couple of real howlers in pre-season. A top player for a club like Stoke, but the Bosnian was not signed to play four months as number one for a title challenger.
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