Chelsea could be liable to pay damages to a former club doctor whose public row with sacked manager Jose Mourinho led to his downfall after the club failed to file its defence on time.
The Premier League club failed to file its side of proceedings to the London South Employment Tribunal by the deadline yesterday and did not ask for an extension, The Times reported.
It means the club is now liable to pay damages to former doctor Eva Carneiro, 42, who may even be reinstated after the sacking of club manager Mourinho yesterday
The Premier League club failed to file its side of proceedings to the London South Employment Tribunal by the deadline, which means former doctor Eva Carneiro, 42, could prove victorious in her claims for constructive dismissal, breach of contract and sexual discrimination following her public row with sacked Jose Mourinho
Manager Jose Mourinho was infuriated after doctor Eva Carneiro went on to the pitch to treat the club's injured star player Eden Hazard as Chelsea were defending a counter attack on the opening day of the season