Former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carniero will start her first new job since leaving the London club on Thursday.
The newlywed sports medicine consultant will take up her first new appointment since the row with manager Jose Mourinho which lead to her leaving the London club.
The Gibraltarian doctor has returned to the British territory where she was born to start work at a specialist clinic. The former Chelsea doctor married polar explorer Jason De Carteret November 11 last year.
The 42-year-old doctor was dropped from first-team duties after then manager Jose Mourinho criticised her and the first-team physio Jon Fearn for going on to the pitch to treat Eden Hazard on the opening day of the season.
At an pre-tribunal employment tribunal in Croydon earlier this month, the former club doctor failed to reach an agreement between former manager Jose Mourinho and Chelsea FC have failed to reach an agreement with Eva Carniero since she left the club.
She shook her head on the way out when asked if she had reached a settlement with the club. Eva and new husband left the Croydon in a black cab.
Her lawyer Mary O’Rourke refused to confirm or deny any settlement had been reached during the five hour negotiation. “Mitigation proceedings are confidential,” the lawyer said. An announcement on the Gibraltar Specialist Medical Clinic website confirms Eva will be joining their team on March 31.
“As Sports Medicine and Exercise Medicine Consultant Doctor Eva specialises in the treatment of athletes and other physically active individuals. “Sports and Exercise medicine physicians have extensive education in musculoskeletal medicine.
“She is able to treat injuries such as muscle, ligament, tendon and bone problems, but may also treat chronic illnesses that can affect physical performance, such as asthma and diabetes. “Dr Carneiro will also advise on managing and preventing injuries, Sports and exercise nutrition, supplementation and performance enhancement.”
Eva has told the clinic she will not be talking to the press about her new role.