Mourinho not worried by Remy fitness concerns

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has stated he holds no concerns over the fitness of new recruit Loic Remy, after the player only joined the club following the collapse of a move to Liverpool due to a failed medical, Sky Sports is reporting.

With Diego Costa struggling for fitness and Fernando Torres now with AC Milan Remy could be handed a debut against Swansea today with Didier Drogba being used as an impact sub once again.

And Mourinho confirmed there were no problems in his medical for the Blues and could not understand why the club pulled out of a move for the former Queens Park Rangers man.

He said: “We don’t have Liverpool’s report.

“The final conclusion (of Chelsea’s medical) was the same conclusion that the France federation medical department had before the World Cup, which was that the player has no problems and can play football.”

The 27-year-old joined in a £10.5m move from QPR this summer having made just 15 appearances for the club in the Premier League, but did manage to score six goals in this short time.

With QPR suffering relegation Remy joined up with Newcastle on a season long loan last term and again impressed with his ability in front of goal, grabbing 14 goals in 26 league games despite suffering a lengthy injury lay off.

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