Gary Cahill Injury: Updates on Chelsea Star's Thigh and Return

Ben BlackmoreFeatured ColumnistDecember 13, 2013

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01:  Gary Cahill of Chelsea celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge on December 1, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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Updates from Tuesday, Dec. 17

Gary Cahill made his first-team return as Chelsea were stunned 2-1 by Sunderland in the Capital One Cup quarterfinals.

Cahill had missed the weekend win over Crystal Palace, but Chelsea's official Twitter account confirmed his return to action:

Team v Sunderland: Schwarzer; Azpilicueta, Cahill, D Luiz, Cole; Mikel, Lampard (c); De Bruyne, Willian, Schurrle; Eto’o. #CFC

— Chelsea FC (@chelseafc) December 17, 2013