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Antonio Conte Confirms Mikel Obi And John Terry Have Muscular Injuries

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that John Terry will miss his side’s London derby against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday due to a muscular injury.


Terry has been forced to settle for a place on the bench in recent weeks, making just one substitute appearance in the Premier League since picking up an ankle injury in September.

In the 35-year-old’s absence Chelsea have embarked on a six-match winning streak without conceding a single goal, and Terry will now be sidelined for at least two more weeks.

“For tomorrow I don’t have available John Terry and (John) Obi Mikel,” Conte told reporters.

“John has a muscular problem and Obi is recovering from a muscular problem. I’m not sure if [Terry’s] injury was in the Under-23 game or the day after.”

Saturday’s match will see the league leaders take on the only remaining unbeaten side in the division.

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