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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Joe Cole names this player as Chelsea’s most important player under Thomas Tuchel’s system

  Joe Cole belives N’Golo Kante is Chelsea’s most important player but even if he’s injured the Blues can cope without him.  Chelsea continu...

 

Joe Cole belives N’Golo Kante is Chelsea’s most important player but even if he’s injured the Blues can cope without him.

 Chelsea continuely topping the premeir league table after seeing off watford in a 2-1 victory. Hakim Ziyech stepped off the substitutes’ bench to earn Premier League leaders Chelsea a hard-fought victory in the strangest of circumstances at Vicarage Road.

Andreas Christensen, Christian Pulisic, Saul Niguez, Mason Mount, Cesar Azpilicueta and Kai Havertz all come into the side while Jorginho, Timo Werner and Thiago Silva are among those dropping to the bench. Reece James is not involved as Romelu Lukaku again starts as a substitute.

Kante missed the match with United on Sunday after suffering a knee injury in last week’s Champions League victory over Juventus and has again not recovered in time for the trip to Vicarage Road.

While former Blue Cole insists the Frenchman’s absence will be missed he doesn’t feel that Tuchel’s system suffers as a result.

‘What I would say about this squad is with Thomas Tuchel, whoever he plays in any position, the level doesn’t go down,’ Cole said on Amazon Prime. ‘Even the great Chelsea sides of the last 20 years, my side included, when certain players are out our level dropped.

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