Chelsea’s potential line-up without stricken striker Diego Costa.
Chelsea could be set for a blow, with early top scorer Diego Costa having withdrawn from the Spain squad through injury and been replaced by Barcelona youngster Munir, with the severity of the player’s knock not yet known.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa withdraws from Spain squad with hamstring injury
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) September 5, 2014
If it does rule him out of upcoming Chelsea matches then it will be a huge blow for Jose Mourinho, with the Blues’ opening three Premier League victories having been built on the physicality and finishing ability of their big money new signing from Atletico Madrid.
Here is how they could line up without him:
GK) Thibaut Courtois
The Belgian international has beaten off competition from Petr Cech as the club’s number one.