Chelsea started Giroud in their 1-0 win away at Crystal Palace on Sunday, but the Frenchman was forced off with injury in the 76th minute. Yesterday in 10 minutes we had three injuries, Fabregas, Loftus-Cheek and [Danny] Drinkwater. We need continuity in motivation and as a outcome, in determination on the pitch because in the last months, we had some difficulties to find continuity. If it is serious, don't be surprised if we push forward with our interest in signing a new striker this January.
'We are in trouble because, in January, we have to play every three days.
The defeat to Leicester City had left the Blues closer to rivals Arsenal, but back-to-back wins over Watford and Crystal Palace has provided Maurizio Sarri's side with a five-point advantage over the Gunners. "I will have a meeting with the doctor this evening".
The Guardian's Dominic Fifield is among those reporting that Crystal Palace, Huddersfield and Fulham all want Solanke for the second half of the campaign, while Brighton have been pursuing a full transfer.
Willian struck a free-kick against the post, before Ross Barkley's hooked shot also also hit the woodwork.
Not content with being the driving force in the engine room of Chelsea's midfield, Kante is making a habit of spotting gaps in opposition defences and proved he is adapting to his more advanced role this season with a worthy match-winning goal.
"I think that we played a very good match for 85 minutes", Sarri said.
"I only didn't like that we weren't able to kill the match". "Today the movement was really very good and done with the right timing".
"It's very important for us when we have to play against opponents very low, where the strikers and wingers find it hard to find space".
The England youth worldwide has been in good form for his national side with the U21s, but has been restricted to watching from the sidelines for the Reds this season. "Loftus, especially, is a very great player with the ball, but he can improve a lot in his movement without the ball".