Chelsea Coach Mourinho: Goalkeeper Courtois Will Be Out For Long Time

Mourinho Chelsea’s Belgian goalkeeper will be sidelined for “quite a long time” after sustaining a knee injury in the last training session, coach confirmed on Friday.

“Courtois was injured in a training session with the goalkeepers,” the coach said in a press conference.

“I cannot tell you much but I can tell you he needs surgery on his right knee and as a consequence he will be out for quite a long time,” Mourinho explained.

“I cannot be more specific about the injury and about the time he will be out, but I know he will be out for some time,” the Portuguese coach added.

The injury of Courtois, former goalkeeper of , is another blow at the beginning of the season for the English champions, who are ranked in 13th place with an eight-point margin behind the English Premier League leaders .

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