LONDON – Chelsea Assistant coach Steve Holland disclose the reasons Jose Mourinho did not enter a name Thibaut Courtois and Gary Cahill in the game against Newcastle United, this weekend. According to Holland injury factor was the one that makes both players are not able to be lowered.
The match was held at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (01/10/2015) night, Chelsea was able to win with a final score of 2-0 of the guests. Two goals in the victory of the Blues comes from Oscar foot in the first half and Diego Costa in the second half.
However, the game was not there Courtois name and Cahill. It was then led to speculation that the pair accidentally in parking by Mourinho after Chelsea suffered a major defeat of Tottenham Hotspur with a score of 3-5 some time ago.
However, the rumor was immediately denied by Holland. According to a British man, both Coutois and Cahill is in a condition not fit, so it is not possible to install them in the starting eleven in the game against Newcastle.
“It’s (not the inclusion of the name of Courtois and Cahill) because they are in no fit condition after undergoing a hard game against Tottenham Hotspur. And I can make sure they will be back playing by the end of next week, “said Holland, as reported Sportmole, Sunday (11/01/2015).
“Marginalized is not a word that we use. It is a very long season and we have a great squad with a lot of great players in it, “continued the 44-year-old man.
“So, I think is not a big problem if they are not revealed in the game today. We just want to give more opportunities to all our players to show their quality in this season, “he concluded.