EDUARD MENDY EARNS PRAISES FROM BAYERN GOALKEEPER

As a football player, it is one thing to be good at what you do and it is one thing to do it well. It is also one thing to receive praises from fans for your performances, and it is another thing to get those praises from somewhere more special, like from someone who played in the same position as you that you admire so much.


That has been the case for Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, who joined the Blues from Rennes just in the summer but has knocked off KepaArrizabalaga as the number one choice and confirming his new position by making crucial saves and special performances game by game.

CHELSEA DUO PUSHING FOR UCL START

The Chelsea duo of Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic are pushing for a start ahead of the Champions League trip to face Spanish La Liga club Sevillaon Wednesday night. Both players came on as a second half substitute during the top-of-the-table league meeting with Tottenham Hotspur in the London Derby at the weekend.

Havertz and Pulisic entered into the fray in the second half of the game played at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening as Chelsea and Spurs played out a goalless draw to keep their respective places on the Premier League standings. The point earned kept Chelsea in third place with 19 points, whileSpurs maintain their position as the top team in the league with 21 points.

CHELSEA DUO PUSHING FOR UCL START

The Chelsea duo of Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic are pushing for a start ahead of the Champions League trip to face Spanish La Liga club Sevillaon Wednesday night. Both players came on as a second half substitute during the top-of-the-table league meeting with Tottenham Hotspur in the London Derby at the weekend.


Havertz and Pulisic entered into the fray in the second half of the game played at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening as Chelsea and Spurs played out a goalless draw to keep their respective places on the Premier League standings. The point earned kept Chelsea in third place with 19 points, whileSpurs maintain their position as the top team in the league with 21 points.

WILSON DOUBTFUL FOR CHELSEA GAME

Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson is a major doubt for the Magpies ahead of their game with Chelsea in the Premier League later this week. Newcastle United and Chelsea meet at the St. James Park on Saturday afternoon for the first game of Matchday 9 in the English topflight.

The Magpies could be without their leading marksman Callum Wilson who limped off during the last game before the international break. He sustained a hamstring injury in the 2-0 loss at Southampton in the league.
On the hamstring injury, The Athletic revealed that the injury is not as serious as first feared when he sustained the injury at the St. Mary's Stadium and that he remains a doubt for the Chelsea game on Saturday afternoon. For Mark Douglas of The Chronicle, the early signs are that the England international would be fit to take his place in the Newcastle United starting XI.

Leboeuf wants more from Chelsea star Kai Havertz

Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf claims that midfielder Kai Havertz has to offer Chelsea much more than he has been providing at the start of the campaign. The 21-year-old was a major acquisition for the blues in the summer after spending almost £ 70 million in his signature.

Ben Chilwell reacts after joining Chelsea on a five-year contract

England international Ben Chilwell has expressed his delight after making the switch to Chelsea from fellow Premier League side Leicester City. The left-back was on the radar of Frank Lampard since the beginning of the year and the Blues finally landed his signature after agreeing on an initial fee of £50m with the Foxes.


He has now put pen-to-paper on a five-year contract with the west London outfit and is looking forward to working with the young and dynamic squad at Stamford Bridge, he told the club’s official website: “I am delighted to be joining Chelsea at this very exciting time for the club. I’m looking forward to being a part of this young, dynamic squad led by Frank Lampard as we challenge for honours next season. I can’t wait to get started and hopefully it won’t be long before we’re playing in front of the Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge.”

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