John Terry dubs Chelsea striker a 'nightmare' for defenders

Loic Remy

Chelsea captain John Terry would not like to face Loic Remy.

Chelsea romped to victory in the Champions League this week, with Slovenian side NK Maribor swept aside in a 6-0 thrashing.

It was also a good day for Chelsea's strikers.

With Diego Costa suffering with illness and injury he is expected to be out of action for the foreseeable future.

With that in mind the Chelsea striking reinforcements need to come to the fore in the upcoming games, so it was good to see both Loic Remy and Didier Drogba find the net.

Drogba netted from the penalty spot but Remy showed far more effort for his goal. He raced beyond the last man after an excellent pass from John Terry and the rest just comes naturally to the French international striker.

After the game Terry spoke about the club's strength in attacking depth - with particular praise for the way Remy plays:

"Remy looked very sharp; he plays on the shoulder of defenders which is a nightmare to deal with. I saw him go and I put him in, it was a great finish.

"We’ve got a big squad; Didier came on and showed what a great player he still is. The players are showing how important the depth of our squad could be this season. As the manager rightly says, everybody’s got a part to play and we’ve seen that in the last few games."

Unfortunately for Chelsea it looks as though Remy is struggling to be fit for the game with United. The United defence has looked very prone to balls in behind this season, the type of service Remy thrives on.

But his groin injury leaves him a 50-50 for the game at the weekend.

If he does play, United players will no doubt be given a hard task from this 'nightmare' striker.

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