Marin Must Wait for Derby Date to Get First Taste of Premier Action

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Marin Must Wait for Derby Date to Get First Taste of Premier Action


Byline: Simon Johnson Football Correspondent

[bar] OBERTO DI MATTEO today admitted he fears new signing Marko Marin will not be able to play for another month.

Marin joined Chelsea from Werder Bremen for [pounds sterling]7million in the summer, but has been struggling with a hamstring problem.

The 23-year-old made just 21 appearances for Bremen last season and lost his place in the Germany squad for Euro 2012 due to a number of injuries.

Chelsea play Reading tomorrow, then Newcastle on Saturday and Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup a week later before the international break for World Cup qualifiers. That means he might not be ready to make his Chelsea debut until the derby against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on September 15.

Di Matteo said: "Marin is still out. Apart from that, we're okay. It won't be long for Marin but he might not be back before the international break."

The game against Reading has been moved because of the Atletico clash in Monaco in 10 days' time.

It means they have the chance to move six points clear of Manchester United, who lost their season opener against Everton last night.

Di Matteo added: "It's probably better to be a game ahead than one behind and have that problem to catch up.

"It's always crucial to get off to a good start. It gives you a bit of confidence and makes you believe you can have a good season. …

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