London – Not in vain coach Jose Mourinho, the dispute with the Spanish national team coach, Vicente Del Bosque, related striker Diego Costa. Now, the attacker declared fit and ready for the busy period next month.
Chelsea will undergo marathon match ‘on Christmas and New Year period. As from this weekend until January 1, 2015, the Blues will undergo 12 games in the Premier League and the Champions League.
Mourinho thought that Costa is not fit enough since joined Chelsea earlier this season because of hamstring injuries. 51-year-old coach wants to give him more rest time as well as special training programs disiapakn with Chelsea team physiotherapist.
It was difficult because Spain still requires them to join. But after constant criticism and satire of Mou, Del Bosque finally not include the bomber in the last two games.
“I believe (this period will make it ready for the rest of the season), but now we are going through a period that is new to him. I believe the Christmas period more difficult for first-time players live throughout his career, “said Mourinho as reported by the Daily Mail.
“The England players, or those who have been here for many years, more adapted physically and mentally prepared for the marathon and the extraordinary and special in football that we face,” he added.
Mourinho explained that the 26-year-old attacker gets private time with the physiotherapist Chelsea.
“For two weeks he practiced for hours together with our physiotherapist. After he returned, he continues to be on the right track. We felt he was free of his old injury, “said the Portuguese coach.
Diego Costa has won four yellow cards so far and will be sanctioned match ban in the next round if they received his fifth yellow card. Chelsea is not expected to play his attacker against West Bromwich Albion at the weekend.
“I will protect him (from his fifth yellow card)? No. He played. When he is fit, he plays. When he got his fifth yellow card … I had not thought about the Sunderland game (after West Brom), Newcastle or Stoke. I just think about the next game, “coach nicknamed The Special One’s.
“We‘ll live game by game, but the way he practiced and express themselves during training, he is free from the burden of thought. He is free from the fear of the moment. He was in good condition at the moment, “Mourinho memungkasi.
Chelsea currently top the Premier League by four points from Southampton in second.