Chelsea morning news: Major injury boost for Mourinho, Terry on title

Stamford Bridge Outside The Stadium

A round up of news stories this morning about Chelsea.

Chelsea have been handed a boost with the news that Thibaut Courtois has escaped a major head injury.

The Belgian was replaced during the 2-0 win against Arsenal following a collision with Alexis Sanchez that left him with a bleeding ear.

“Chelsea Football Club can confirm Thibaut Courtois went to hospital during our Premier League game against Arsenal for precautionary tests on a head injury. Those tests came back all clear,” announced the club.

Chelsea captain John Terry admits the side is in a fortunate position at the top of the Premier League.

Terry has played down the talk of a title win, but says he’d rather be at the top of the league than chasing the lead.

“Clearly it (the title race) is not over. Other teams have been in this position. It's nice to have the lead but when you're at the top everyone wants to shoot you down. That's the good thing about the Premier League and why everyone loves it,” said Terry.

Former Chelsea defender David Luiz says he turned down the offer of a new deal with the Blues before he left Stamford Bridge.

The Brazilian centre-back joined Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue One for £50 million at the start of summer.

“Chelsea offered me a new contract to stay but it was my choice to come here. I was happy with the plan PSG offered to me and I think it was exactly the right moment to move,” he said.

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