Diego Costa & Pedro train with Chelsea ahead of PSG clash

The two attackers were both present on Tuesday and appear likely to feature against the French champions at Stamford Bridge in a vital encounter for both sides

Chelsea have been handed a boost ahead of their Champions League last-16 second-leg fixture against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday as both Pedro and Diego Costa were able to take part in training.

The Blues trail 2-1 from the first leg, but after overcoming a 3-1 deficit against the same opponents two seasons ago can still harbour hopes of progression.

And those hopes have been boosted with the encouraging signs on the training ground, which suggest both of the forwards will be ready to play at Stamford Bridge.

Pedro went off early on during Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Stoke in the Premier League having signalled to the bench discomfort with his hamstring.

Meanwhile, Spain striker Diego Costa, who this week has been linked with a potential transfer to the French champions, missed out entirely at the weekend as a precautionary measure due to a minor tendon injury.

The visitors went through on away goals after securing a 2-2 draw at this stadium in last season’s round of 16, and you can get odds of 12/5 (3.40) on them progressing to the quarter-finals via another stalemate this time out.

With an entertaining encounter in prospect, bet365 are making matters even more exciting by offering to match all pre-game wagers of up to £50 on the game with a risk-free bet of the same stake to be used on any in-play market.

While they may have succumbed to a late Edinson Cavani winner, the Blues will have been relatively happy with a first-leg performance that leaves everything to play for in this return encounter.

Having achieved what every other Champions League visitor (including Real Madrid) had failed to accomplish in French capital this season by finding the net, the Premier League outfit now need just a 1-0 victory to progress.

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