Chelsea news

Essien boost for Chelsea

April 26, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Michael Essien could be available for Chelsea's must-win Barclays Premier League game against Tottenham after scans showed he suffered only a minor tendon problem in Saturday's victory over West Ham.

Essien had to be helped from the field shortly before the hour mark of the Blues' 3-0 derby win at Stamford Bridge after pulling up with what appeared to be a left knee injury.

That immediately caused concern, with the midfielder having missed significant parts of the past two seasons ...

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