The Blues boss reveals the injured Brazilian duo should return to face Spurs and insists his captain will also be fine to play despite picking up a knock against Wigan
Terry appeared to jar his knee after an aerial challenge with Latics striker Franco Di Santo with just over a quarter of an hour remaining at the DW Stadium, while the Brazilian duo did not even travel with the squad as a result of minor injuries.
Villas-Boas admitted his skipper remains in discomfort, but insisted the England international would play through the pain barrier during Thursday’s crunch clash against Spurs.
“John Terry took a painful knock, but he seems OK now. Even if he is limping I think he will be fine for the next game,” Villas-Boas told reporters.
“Ramires should be fine as well. He’s progressing and will be able to play, and maybe David Luiz too.”
Jordi Gomez’s late equaliser came at a time when Chelsea’s season appeared to be gathering momentum again, but Villas-Boas maintains his side have not been discouraged by the setback.
“We go there with our confidence unaffected,” the Portuguese added.
“It’s a pity we didn’t win at Wigan as it would have given a different perspective to our position in the table, but we’ve maintained our unbeaten run.”
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