Chelsea latest news: Mateo Kovacic hands Chelsea major injury boost for Tottenham game

Mateo Kovacic trained on Wednesday . Mateo Kovacic seems to be winning his fitness battle ahead of Chelsea’s trip to Tottenham after training on Wednesday The midfielder trained on Wednesday after picking up an injury concern while on international duty with Croatia Chelsea defend their unbeaten record against local rivals Tottenham on Saturday and were sweating over the fitness of Kovacic The Croatian sustained a muscular injury and missed his country’s final League Nations game against England, but has stepped up his recovery Kovacic trained along with the rest of the first-time on Wednesday with Maurizio Sarri overseeing preparations Chelsea will aim to get back to winning ways after drawing their last Premier League game 0-0 with Everton The result allowed Liverpool to leapfrog the Blues in the table, and Chelsea fell four points behind league leaders Manchester City Advertisement Advertisement Tottenham are just a point behind Chelsea and can boost their title credentials by becoming the first side to beat Sarri’s side this season Chelsea have no other major injury concerns, while Tottenham have a host of players missing Midfielder Christian Eriksen is on course to be passed fit, but defenders Jan Vertonghen, Davinson Sanchez, Danny Rose and Kieran Trippier are set to miss the derby Get Chelsea latest news updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribing

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