During a recent press conference, Mauricio Pochettino spoke highly of Mykhailo Mudryk, a 22-year-old Chelsea player who is currently training with the squad that has traveled to the United States for their pre-season tour.
Since his £88.5 million transfer to Chelsea in January, the left-winger has faced significant challenges in his career with the club. Compounded by the pressure associated with such a high-profile transfer. However, the entire Chelsea team struggled to perform well last season. And with a new head coach, this summer presents a fresh start for all players.
Despite his difficult start, the left-winger appears to have made a positive impression on the new head coach.
According to Chelsea’s official website, Mauricio Pochettino revealed that he had extensive conversations with the players, including Mykhailo Mudryk. During their time in Barcelona. Pochettino described Mudryk as a promising young talent with significant potential. He emphasized the importance of building trust and confidence between the coaching staff and the players. Pochettino also mentioned that they are working on developing relationships with Mudryk and other members of the team.
Pochettino and his logic
The anticipation is high to witness whether Pochettino can unlock Mykhailo Mudryk’s true potential while playing for Chelsea. With his lightning pace, the left-winger possesses the ability to unsettle any defender. And the focus now lies on refining his overall game and seamlessly integrating him into the starting lineup.
Pochettino’s history of success with wingers in his system bodes well for Mudryk’s development. Former Chelsea coach Frank Lampard. Who briefly worked with the Ukrainian international last season, recently expressed his belief that Mudryk has the potential to become a crucial player for the club in the future.
The upcoming pre-season warm-up games will provide an opportunity to gauge Mudryk’s performance, leading up to the Premier League opener against Liverpool. If he showcases his full potential, it is highly likely that he will secure a spot in the starting XI.
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