Former Chelsea star Joe Cole has voiced his admiration for Chelsea‘s promising young midfielder, Cole Palmer. He drew comparisons between Palmer and established Premier League midfielders, James Maddison and Jack Grealish.
Cole Palmer arrived at Chelsea for a significant transfer fee of £40 million from Manchester City. Moreover, he is part of the youthful squad at Stamford Bridge. He has thus far made only a few cameo appearances from the bench. However, there is growing anticipation surrounding his potential inclusion in the starting lineup. It is possible in the upcoming match against Aston Villa.
Joe Cole on Palmer’s role in Chelsea
Joe Cole sees something truly special in Cole Palmer, highlighting the young player’s exceptional individual talent. He likens Palmer to the likes of James Maddison and Jack Grealish. Furthermore, both are established English internationals celebrated for their outstanding dribbling abilities. Cole points out that Palmer possesses a delightful left foot and impressive balance. He typically operates from the right side but also showcases the versatility to play as a No. 10 or in various attacking roles in the final third.
Cole goes on to commend Palmer as a player capable of making a substantial impact. He labels him as a “top, top player.”
The Chelsea Chronicle speculates that Palmer may be on the verge of earning his first start for Chelsea. The club recognized the need for increased attacking output. The effectiveness of James Maddison in a No. 10 role is cited as an example. There is hope that Palmer could potentially fill a similar central role behind the striker for Chelsea in the future.
Cole Palmer‘s career continues to unfold at Chelsea. And the football world will be eagerly watching to see how his talents develop. And how he contributes to the team’s ongoing success. Moreover, endorsements from former Chelsea stars like Joe Cole are clear excitement and high expectations for the young talent’s future in the Premier League.
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