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Jose Mourinho on injured players and Juan Cuadrado's impact


Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says there are no major injury concerns after Saturday's 1-1 draw against Burnley.

A number of Chelsea suffered minor injuries earlier this month but the Portuguese says his players all came through the action unscathed.

"Willian was on the bench but he's okay, Ramires too," Mourinho said.

"Branislav [Ivanovic] played without any problem, the same as Oscar. We protected him because it was a risk in Paris, today he played and there was no bad reaction.

"In terms of injuries, we have Mikel. How unlucky we are in many things is compensated by how lucky we are with injuries. [Eden] Hazard at Stoke, Hazard in Paris, Ivanovic today, Filipe Luis in another home game, we are very lucky with injuries."

Winger Juan Cuadrado was involved for 63 minutes at Stamford Bridge and Mourinho says the 26-year-old has to adapt to the pace of the Premier League.

"He's adapting," the Portuguese said.

"He needs to adapt in everything. The pace of the game in Italy is much different, much slower. The intensity here is much higher, it's difficult for him to play at the intensity we play for 90 minutes.

"Tactically, in Fiorentina he was playing in a system where he was a wide player. Here we don't play that way and he has to go to areas where he is not yet adapted to it.

"I truly believe the great player we know we have we are not going to see immediately because the kid needs time to adapt."

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