Chelsea morning news: Costa injury,Terry on 'brilliant' teenager and Brondby future

Christensen Nextgen

All the latest news and gossip from Stamford Bridge this morning.

Chelsea striker Diego Costa could be out of action for three weeks, according to reports. The Spanish international has returned from international duty still struggling with a persistent hamstring problem.

He is set to miss today's game with Crystal Palace, with Loic Remy set to take his place in the starting XI, but he is also believed to be a doubt for the upcoming ties with NK Maribor in the Champions League, Manchester United and QPR in the league as well as a League Cup tie against Shrewsbury Town.

Didier Drogba is also struggling with an ankle injury.

Chelsea captain John Terry has revealed where he may finish his footballing career. While others punt for the warm climates of Australia or the Middle East - or the money on offer in MLS - Terry has announced that playing alongside Daniel Agger for Brondby appeals to him.

Terry is friendly with Brondby chairman Jan Bech Andersen and he revealed that he might end up playing for him in Copenhagen:

"It could be – one day.

"After my matches for Chelsea the first thing I check out is what has happened with Brondby. I want that it goes well for the team and for Jan. He is so passionate about football, and he has already changed a heck lot of things, and they are going up. For me it is great to see.”

Keeping on the Danish Terry theme he has been singing the praises of Chelsea youngster Andreas Christensen this week.

He told TV2 that the teenager is a star in the making:

"Believe me, I am sure that he will be a top footballer and one of the future men for Chelsea." Terry told TV2 Sporten.

"I talk to him daily, train with him and try to give him as much advice as I can.

"I have always told him that he should chase me and knock me off the team. He should be hungry to take my place in the team.

"For me, Andreas is a brilliant footballer and he will certainly get his chance at Chelsea."

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