Chelsea are monitoring a number of possible new goalkeeper signings, with Everton and England star Jordan Pickford one name being considered. Senegalese goalkeeper Eduoard Mendy failed to convince the club as first choice after poor performance this season. 29-year old made debut in Chelsea under Frank Lampard with fantastic performance that saw the club winning major trophies including UEFA champions.
After losing his first team place to Spanish international Kepa Arrizabalaga, Senegalese superstar, Edouard Mendy seems now fed up with life at the Stamford Bridge with latest reports suggesting that an exit from the West London club in the coming January transfer window could be well on the cards.
Following his heroics in Chelsea win at Aston Villa last month, Kepa Arrizabalaga has been rewarded by claiming the Premier League’s Save of the Month award for October. The Spaniard, currently sidelined through injury, has been in fine form recently and the pick of his October displays was his performance at Villa Park, where he made a number of impressive stops – including a sublime save from John McGinn that sees him land the monthly award.
Chelsea has begun preparations for the remaining matches after the World Cup. A total twenty-five Chelsea players for warm-weather training camp in Abu Dhabi.Pierre Emerick Aubumayeng is ready friendly clash against Aston Villa Before returning to the UK, the Blues will begin preparations for a friendly match against Unai Emery's Aston Villa in Abu Dhabi.
Graham Potter has today break silence over Mendy missing in a number of Chelsea games even after the Senegalese had been granted the first team priority with former manager Thomas Tuchel. Potter found Kepa Arrizabalaga who was handed the second team chance with Tuchel fit to start as Chelsea goalkeeper after he was appointed as head coach.
Chelsea suffered a first half set back in the match against Brighton as they fell down early. Brighton started the match on the right footing as they delivered constant threat's towards the Chelsea goal. Thiago Silva made two quick incredible saves before making an unprecedented blunder that led to the first goal.
Former Arsenal player and pundit Paul Merson has honestly praised Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga as an outstanding goalkeeper after the Spanish international displayed one of the best performances of his career last weekend against Aston Villa. The English pundit believes that the 27 years old displayed one of the best goalkeeping performances he has never seen.
Spain head coach Luis Enrique has announced his squad for the upcoming World Cup set to take center stage in Qatar in a few days time. The 2010 world cup champions will be aiming for the prestigious title just like the other nations in the competition. Spain have announced their 26-man squad with the only Chelsea player in the list being international regular Cesar Azpilicueta.
Chelsea are looking forward to a tough encounter against Aston Villa side in this weekend Premier League encounter. Blues are eight points behind league leaders Arsenal who have 24 points while Graham Potter side have 16 points. Meanwhile the West London side are struggling to have a fully fit squad especially with Sports Mole report that.
Former Manchester United goalkeeper and legend Peter Schmeichel has reportedly named the West London club Chelsea as the team that is currently with two fantastic goalkeepers in the premier league. Schmeichel has praised Chelsea goalkeepers Kepa Arrizabalaga and Edouard Mendy as the two outstanding players in their position currently in the premier league.
With only two road losses this season and an average of one goal per game, Chelsea has not been at their best while playing away from Stamford Bridge. The Blues, on the other hand, are currently undefeated in Potter's Premier League matches and are in excellent form.
There will be interesting game at Stamford Bridge this Sunday afternoon at 3:00PM when Chelsea welcome their neighbours, Arsenal for the London Derby. It will be a tough game to both teams. Chelsea are fighting for a return back to the league top four while Arsenal are seeking to return back to the league lead after Manchester City displaced them yesterday after their 2-1 win over Fulham.
Late drama was witnessed at Stamford Bridge after Jorginho 87th minute penalty was cancelled out by Casemiro's injury-time header. Chelsea thought they had won all three points after they earned a penalty with less than 5 minutes remaining to play The penalty was expertly taken by the Italian midfielder after he pulled out his hop, skip and jump before sending David De Gea on the wrong side
This weekend will be the last match week until the boxing day to accommodate the world cup set to start in a few days time and top teams in the English league will try to head into the break with a win. Graham Potter's side haven't been in good form lately and the manager has been criticized for continuously rotating his formations and starting line ups.
Juventus is reportedly interested in signing Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. The 30-year-old was Chelsea's first-choice goalkeeper in his first two seasons at the club, but his opening form this season has been eye-catching. Following the appointment of Graham Potter, Mendy lost his place to Kepa Arrizabalaga and only returned to start Chelsea's first two Premier League games after the Spaniard was injured.
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What a difference time and determination can make. This is the story of Kepa Arrizabalaga who was Chelsea's keeper one before he got relegated to the second choice. This was after unimpressive below par performances. With Mendy being the top custodian, it meant Kepa only got to man the goal when he was injured or in the cup competitions.
Chelsea FC travel to the Brentford community stadium to face off with Brentford. They have never lost under Graham Potter since arriving from Brighton this summer having sacked Thomas Tuchel. The starting eleven for the away side has been revealed with one hour to go. Their favorite right back, Reece James is out with injury and therefore is not expected to play until at least January.
Chelsea's 2-0 victory at Villa Park was their fifth in a row under Graham Potter. Mason Mount scored twice, but it was Kepa Arrizabalaga's brilliant individual performance that gave the Blues a well-deserved victory. At Villa Park, the Spaniard made a string of excellent saves in the first period to keep Chelsea ahead.
United haven't shown their best side in the premier league having struggled a bit to maintain their balance. De gea who is Manchester's number one Goalkeeper has failed to appear in the squad listed for Spain's coming world cup tournament. This has come as a surprise to many given that football fans know what De gea is capable of when it comes to goalkeeping skills.
Chelsea are looking forward to picking all three points against a tough Brighton side this weekend. Brighton welcome the blues at their stadium in which Graham Potter and Cucurella. Will be making a return to a club they know too well. After making the switch to Stamford Bridge in last summer from Seagulls.