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Home > India > Sports > Football > UEFA Champions League 2007-08 > Reuters > Report

Terry, Drogba to be fit for Champs final

May 14, 2008 10:16 IST

Chelsea manager Avram Grant said on Tuesday that striker Didier Drogba [Images] and captain John Terry should be fit for the Champions League final against Manchester United [Images] in Moscow [Images] on May 21.

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England [Images] defender Terry injured his elbow and Drogba jarred his knee during Sunday's final Premier League match of the season, a 1-1 draw at home to Bolton Wanderers.

"We haven't had training today nor yesterday so we will have to see at training tomorrow how they are but John Terry I think will be okay," the Israeli told the club's Web site (

"With Didier Drogba, I don't know how serious it is but I think he will give everything to play in this game."

Ivory Coast striker Drogba told French newspaper L'Equipe on Tuesday that there was "nothing serious" about his injury, adding that he would train this week.

On Terry's injury, the 30-year-old Striker added: "I have spoken to him. He will play in Moscow. No one wants to miss this gigantic match."

Chelsea are aiming to win their first European Cup in Moscow and stop their northern rivals winning a double after United edged the London [Images] side to the Premier League title.

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