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Chelsea fans want to see Kepa Arrizabalaga get more game time

Kepa Arrizabalaga Chelsea, Six Sports

Chelsea fans seem to have given their verdict on who they want to see in the goal for the Norwich City tie naming, Kepa Arrizabalaga. The Spaniard is one of the most less used players for Chelsea this season playing only three games. While out of those three, Kepa Arrizabalaga has come out as a hero for Chelsea in two games.

Kepa played his first game this season in the month of August as Chelsea faced Villareal in the UEFA Super Cup. The game ended with a 1-1 scoreline after the extra time and it was to be decided by penalty kicks. And for Chelsea, Kepa Arrizabalaga kept out 2 penalties, out of the 7 taken by Villareal, which led the Blues to lift the Super Cup.

The Spaniard’s second match was in the Premier League as Chelsea was to play against Tottenham Hotspur. Kepa made it the starting eleven as Eduardo Mendy was injured, and the 27-year-old put up a great performance keeping a clean sheet.

Kepa Arrizabalaga Chelsea, Six Sports

Last match that Kepa Arrizabalaga played for Chelsea was in the EFL Cup against Aston Villa in September. In that match, he was again put on penalty test as the match finished draw after the extra time. This time also Kepa kept out to penalty kicks helping Chelsea to advance in the next round.

That was Kepa‘s last appearance this season for Chelsea, following which the Blues fans want to see the Spaniard get more game time. Chelsea fans have reportedly urged Thomas Tuchel to deploy Kepa in the goal as the Blues face Norwich City. While Kepa playing against Norwich will also see Mendy get some rest as Chelsea have a busy schedule next week.

It has been wide open that Kepa Arrizabalaga has gone down the ranks at Chelsea with Tuchel preferring Mendy. Following which the costliest goalkeeper is currently a benchwarmer for the Blues who paid 80 million. Kepa is keen to a get first-team role and has been open to leaving Chelsea to fulfill that task.

Kepa Arrizabalaga Chelsea, Six Sports

Referring to that comment, Juventus have shown interest in signing Kepa in January or coming summer. The Old Lady currently have Wojciech Szczesny in goal but Massimiliano Allegri looks unsatisfied by his performances. While Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon left for Parma this summer making the old lady low on goalkeeping options. Following this situation, Allegri has reportedly eyed to swoop Chelsea flop star Kepa Arrizabalaga.

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