Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has given Blues fans a lift by claiming that goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is in line for a return from injury in December, the Daily Express reports.
The Belgian custodian went under the knife in Spain in September after tearing his meniscus in training (via Express).
However, Mourinho has moved to bring in a back up while Courtois is on the sidelines in the shape of former Italian international Marco Amelia (via Express).
But despite that, Mourinho is confident that Courtois should be back in line for a December return, placing him in line to feature against Manchester United on the 28th.
“Courtois is recovering well, working well, but obviously he cannot fight the time. He has that time until he is back,” Mourinho said.
“December for him. First week, second, third? We don’t know, but it’s December for sure.
“Every thing has gone well. But apart from that – no injuries.”
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