Kalou out for 2 weeks

LONDON: Chelsea’s Salomon Kalou has been ruled out for “around two weeks”, the Premier League leaders said on Thursday, after sustaining a thigh tear in Wednesday’s League Cup loss to Blackburn Rovers. Chelsea’s statement said the 24-year-old Ivory Coast star had “sustained a minor tear to his upper left thigh” and that the injury would sideline him for “around two weeks”.