Chelsea morning news: Courtois praised by rival, Terry backs Drogba to succeed

Thibaut Coutois

A round up of news stories this morning about Chelsea.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has described Thibaut Courtois as ‘one of the best’.

The pair will be key individuals for their teams when Chelsea head to Old Trafford this Sunday.

“He's young, he's big, he's a good shot stopper and he's good with crosses. He is one of the best,” said De Gea.

John Terry says Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is still a top class player.

There have been questions over Drogba’s fitness and effectiveness due to his age, but he has the backing of the Blues captain.

“We've got a big squad; Didier came on and showed what a great player he still is,” said Terry.

Andre Schurrle rewarded himself for returning to training after illness with a trip to the cinema.

Schurrle missed the mid-week Champions League win against Maribor as he was suffering with illness.

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