Jose Mourinho has welcomed a One Direction star to use Chelsea's training ground and medical staff as he rehabilitates from knee surgery.

According to The Sun, Niall Horan was smuggled into Cobham and treated by the Blues medical team after have an operation in the US to help stop his knee from dislocating.

Mourinho and 1D are well acquainted, says the report, after he invited them to Real Madrid's training ground while in charge of the Spanish side because his daughter is a huge fan and he wanted concert tickets.

Horan, reportedly a Chelsea fan, went in wrapped up and on crutches to get treatment from the staff at Cobham to correct his knee ahead of the band's world tour later this year.

Another One Direction star was also preparing to visit the team he supports, though Louis Tomlinson isn't going for treatment, he is set to realise a dream and turn out for Doncaster Rovers.

His local club, Tomlinson was registered with Donny earlier this year in a non-contract basis and is expected to turn out for the reserves next month.

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