Chelsea supervisor, Thomas Tuchel, has lamented the present scenario with the membership, expressing doubt about his group profitable the 2021/22 English Premier League title.
Naija Information experiences that Tuchel’s submission is coming after Chelsea have been held to a 1-1 draw by Brighton on Wednesday night time at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues have performed 20 video games within the ongoing marketing campaign and at the moment sit in second place with 42 factors, some extent forward of Liverpool which has a recreation in hand.
Thomas Tuchel’s facet has been affected by a collection of accidents and a number of the participant’s together with a coach is at the moment contaminated with COVID-19 illness.
In line with the Blues supervisor, it will likely be ‘silly’ to suppose they (Chelsea) are within the Premier League title race.
Requested if Chelsea can nonetheless compete for the title, the German coach replied: “How ought to we be in it? We have now seven Covid-19 instances. We have now 5 or 6 gamers out for six or extra weeks. How ought to we compete in a title race?
“We’d be silly to suppose we are able to do it out of Covid and accidents and simply play, and all people can be silly to do it with out 23 match gamers.”
In the meantime, Manchester Metropolis supervisor, Pep Guardiola has admitted that his facet goes to lose extra video games earlier than the top of the 2021/22 English Premier League marketing campaign.
The Spanish skilled soccer coach who spoke in a post-match interview after Metropolis’s Premier League 1-0 victory over Brentford on Wednesday night time, stated he’s afraid the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal might shut up with factors in no distance time.
Naija Information experiences that English younger star, Phil Foden’s first-half purpose secured Metropolis a 1-0 victory over Brentford.
Requested whether or not Manchester Metropolis have been in command of the continuing EPL marketing campaign, Guardiola informed Amazon Prime that, “There are 54 factors to play for. It’s not anticipated to have this distance for eight and 9, however Liverpool play one recreation much less.
“However it’s 54 factors. In December, nobody is champion. We’re going to lose video games. I see in my thoughts Arsenal, Chelsea, Southampton coming.
“54 factors to play… 54.”
He added, “We have now a recreation in London towards Arsenal, perhaps one of many prime groups proper now, the most effective Arsenal within the final 4 or 5 years.
“I can not say greater than congratulations to the group, however we should focus.”
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