Injured Cole left behind as Chelsea travel for Champions League game

A rib injury has forced Ashley Cole to be ruled out of Chelsea's Champions League clash with Schalke on Tuesday.

A rib injury has forced Ashley Cole to be ruled out of Chelsea's Champions League clash with Schalke on Tuesday.

"Jose Mourinho believes tomorrow's game has come just too soon for the left back and he has remained in the UK," Chelsea said on their website.

Germany forward Andre Schurrle did travel through after he recovered from a leg injury that forced him out of the 4-1 victory over Cardiff on Saturday.

 
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