Chelsea Boss All Praise for the Young Star

Chelsea chief Graham Potter said Ben Chilwell has improved since returning from his physical issue as he adulated the safeguard's effect in Saturday's success over Leeds Joined together.

Ben Chilwell did a great job as a wingback in this game, not getting dribbled past once and creating two chances, including providing the assist for Wesley Fofana's winning goal. In addition to being able to deal with the absence of right-back options, this back-three formation also gave Chilwell more freedom to attack.

Ben Chilwell was helped by having Benoit Badiashile behind him, but Chilwell himself covered a lot of ground and made three tackles in the game. As per Potter, Chilwell is increasingly close to being at his best. Graham Potter addressed the media during his post-match press conference when asked about Ben Chilwell's return to form. "That's kind of what I've been talking about for a while," he said. It doesn't matter if you don't win, but players like Ben, Wesley, Ruben, Reece, and Raheem are all playing time in the Premier League.
In an ideal world, you'd develop that in pre-season and have five or a month and a half of produce on the pitch. "They have had to do it in the Premier League because we haven't been able to accomplish that. Throughout the past few weeks, BenChilwell has become increasingly stronger. Today, he significantly impacted the game and greatly improved our performance in the first half.
In light of James' absence, Chelsea's plans for the upcoming games, including the second leg against Borussia Dortmund, will depend more on Ben Chilwell's offensive output. Remember that the England international had a remarkable defender's record of three goals and five assists in the league during his best Chelsea season in 2020/21.