Reports suggest that Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy wants to leave the club as Graham Potter plans on selling him. It has been reported by an insider at the Senegal international have thought about leaving the club. His position as number one is under a bit of threat at Stamford Bridge. Mendy lost his starting position to Kepa after he sustained an injury back in September. His position as number one is under a bit of threat at Stamford Bridge. Even after Mendy recovered from the injury, Chelsea manager Graham Potter decided to stick with Kepa Arrizabalaga instead of Mendy.
Mendy to consider his future at Chelsea
Mendy’s performance at the club have taken a hit after his injury. In the last three matches that he played for Chelsea before the World Cup, he conceded 9 goals and failed to keep a clean sheet. His only good performance this season has been against Everton in the Premier League‘s opening match. Reports claim that Todd Boehly and Graham Potter are both considering selling the Chelsea player. Club insider Simon Phillips have commented on this matter,
“I’d be surprised if he stays past the summer. From the things I’m hearing, it’s on his side as well as the club side. Chelsea are very unsure on his ability now,”
He further continued,
“Potter, as you’ve obviously seen, has dropped him for Kepa purely because he is better with his feet. And that’s where Mendy is a real liability, and Chelsea are concerned about that as well as Potter.”
Edouard Mendy’s performance before the downfall
It would appear that for Mendy to stay at Stamford Bridge, he would have to make a miraculous turnaround in his performance. He was FIFA’s goalkeeper of the year after his performance in the Champions League. Chelsea fans will always remember Mendy’s outstanding performance in the season that they won the Champions League trophy.
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