Ba looking at nose protection for early Chelsea return
Chelsea striker Demba Ba appears to looking for a way around his broken nose. Ba suffered the injury during a collision with former team-mate Fabricio Coloccini during Chelsea's defeat to Newcastle last weekend, having to be withdrawn owing to the discomfort.
But the Senegal international today tweeted to say he was looking to have a mask fitted.
With an accompanying picture of him on a plane, he wrote: "Me and the club docteur in the place (sic) going to milan to get a mask done."
The Blues were unable to comment on Ba's progress or how long he may be out for when contacted on Wednesday.