Chelsea defender reveals transfer snub as Thomas Tuchel gave injuries big boost ahead of Burnley
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Matt Miazga’s transfer snub to Chelsea revealed
Chelsea defender Matt Miazga has revealed he wants a permanent transfer to Anderlecht this summer, but the Blues’ transfer requests have shattered any hope that this will happen. Sports witness reports.
“I wanted stability,” he told HLN, relayed by Voetbalkrant.
âAnderlecht was an attractive option. I was important, the coach is fantastic and the club is up there.
“I spoke with Vincent [Kompany] and Pierre [Verbeke], but it soon turned out that it wouldn’t be easy to buy me, which Anderlecht wanted.
“Chelsea have asked for too much money, Anderlecht have sought and found alternatives. I cannot blame the management of the club. This is how the world of football works.”
Thomas Tuchel received double injury boost
Thomas Tuchel has all but confirmed that N’Golo Kante and Mason Mount will both be in Chelsea squad for the Premier League fixture with Burnley this weekend, but doubts remain about the pair.
Kante missed out on the Champions League victory over MalmÃ¶ in midweek, with the Blues remaining very cautious in handling their load after having already suffered a few injuries this season. The midfielder was left at home for recovery reasons after playing three days previously against Newcastle.
KantÃ© is still called up to the France team for the next international break. Tuchel was not asked directly about the French midfielder but did not list him among the players who will be absent.
Mount missed Chelsea’s last two games due to a disease with wisdom teeth but was pictured in training earlier this week and Tuchel has confirmed the England international is available for selection this weekend. end.
Tuchel said on Mount during his pre-match press conference: “It’s tricky. Mason was sick but the reason was his wisdom tooth, it was the reason for the sensation, a little bit of infection. .
“He was back in training and lost some weight because he couldn’t eat properly. He’s on meds and let’s see. He’s on the squad for tomorrow, can play a few minutes, but we’ll have to wait. reaction because it seems that proper treatment needs to be done.
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Chelsea have their own Lionel Messi and Kevin De Bruyne
Chelsea have discovered their own Lionel Messi and Kevin De Bruyne in the form of winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, who currently ranks higher than the pair in the frequency of goalscoring chances created in this year’s Champions League.
Hudson-Odoi, 20, was one of the few Blues players to try his luck since key duo Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner suffered an injury in the opener against MalmÃ¶.
One metric that has been used to compare the forward to the aforementioned world-class pair is the frequency of scoring chances that the all-round winger has provided in the Champions League this season.
According to WhoScored.com, the 20-year-old has created a scoring opportunity every 24 minutes in Europe, which is more common than Messi and De Bruyne.
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