The striker flew again to England the day past after pulling out of Spain’s squad for his or her video games in opposition to Albania and Israel, after being identified with a grade two hamstring injury by way of Spanish FA docs, following an MRI scan.
Club docs are but to position a timescale on his go back from injury however are hopeful it would be previous than first predicted.
The commonplace restoration time for a grade two hamstring injury can be any place from between 4 to 6 weeks, however Chelsea docs consider they are able to get him again faster than that, after preliminary checks on Tuesday.
Scans have printed that Morata has a tear at the muscle, however correct remedy will not start till later this week. Only then will a go back date will grow to be clearer – however the participant himself, who has arrived on the membership with a bang and scored seven targets in his remaining seven video games, is constructive.
Morata tweeted an image of himself in Chelsea coaching equipment with the message: “I have no time to lose! Working hard towards recovery! Crystal Palace.”
That tweet, on the other hand, was once temporarily deleted, it’s felt that the Palace recreation, at Selhurst Park on October 14, may just nonetheless come too temporarily for the striker.
Chelsea play Roma two times within the Champions League throughout October, and in addition face Watford and Bournemouth within the league in that spell, earlier than Manchester United discuss with Stamford Bridge on November five.
Manager Antonio Conte had at first prompt that the injury to his celebrity striker was once not too severe after staring at him limp off within the 35th minute of the defeat to Manchester City on Saturday, however admitted he had taken a chance with the Spain striker.
His most effective quilt whilst Morata is absent is Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi.