Sheva ready to play

Last updated : 15 August 2007 By Paul Lagan
Andriy Shevchencko is ready to play his first serious match of the season.
The Ukriane hitman trained fully on Monday with those players not involved in the whole 90 minutes in the 3-2 win over Birmingham on Sunday.
Sheva had been laid low with a back injury sustained during pre-season.
He played in small-sided games and looked confortable and played without difficulties.
It will be a welcome boost to Jose Mourinho to have him available but tonight's game away to Reading might have come too soon to start the match.
It's possible Sheva will get an outing on the bench ahead of a start against Liverpool on Sunday at Anfield.
This is a pivotal couple of days in Sheva's Chelsea career and that of Jose Mourinho.
If Sheva is deemed fit by the medical staff and Jose refuses to bring back his £30m striker, rifts could re-appear between the Chelsea coach and sen ior management.

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