Chelsea skipper John Terry may just have been sidelined for Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League round of 16 trip to France where they will face Paris St-Germain after limping off in the 5-1 win over Newcastle on Saturday night.
There was cause for concern when Terry was forced out of the action before half-time after hurting himself on landing following an aerial challenge in the first half.
It is believed the 35-year-old may have picked up a small muscular injury to his hamstring and will undergo a scan on Sunday but Chelsea head coach Guus Hiddink is hoping that the problem is not as big as it seems.
“There will be an examination tomorrow (Sunday), hopefully it’s a small muscular problem. It’s in his hamstring, there will be a scan and we’ll know more.
“It’s difficult and we also have a huge FA Cup game. We have to stay calm and make wise decisions towards Tuesday and the upcoming week.” Hiddink told Chelsea football website.
Injury to the former England international will be a big blow to the Blues as fellow central defender Kurt Zouma is also nursing an anterior cruciate ligament which will keep him out of action for six months.