Chelsea left-back Ben Chilwell has claimed that the Blues want to achieve consistency to be on the identical degree as Premier League aspirants Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool.
Thomas Tuchel’s males endured an underwhelming 2021-22 marketing campaign. They completed third within the Premier League, misplaced the League Cup and FA Cup finals to Liverpool on penalties, and have been knocked out of the Champions League quarter-finals by Actual Madrid.
The Blues, nonetheless, managed to win the European Tremendous Cup and the Membership World Cup.
The Stamford Bridge outfit are gearing up for a extra fruitful marketing campaign subsequent time period, and Chilwell believes they merely want consistency to be on par with Liverpool and Metropolis.
The Englishman advised the Mirror:
“one hundred pc. Metropolis and Liverpool have set the bar, for perhaps the final 5 years, which each different workforce within the league is aspiring to get at.
“Me being a Chelsea participant, I’d say we’re the closest to them, and we’re aspiring to get on the identical degree as them. We confirmed in patches final season that we may compete with them, however it’s that consistency that they’ve proven — they’re not only one season wonders, they’ve accomplished it season-in, season-out for the final 5 years.”
Chilwell added that the Chelsea gamers have already mentioned preventing for the league title subsequent season.
The 25-year-old added:
“That’s the place we’re making an attempt to get to. We’ve had conversations within the dressing room, as gamers and with the workers, that consistency is the factor that we now must [achieve].
“We’ve bought the expertise within the workforce. We confirmed that within the Champions League two years in the past. We confirmed it within the first half of the season final yr, after we have been prime. We beat Juventus 4-0 within the Champions League. So we’ve proven we’ve bought the expertise within the workforce. We simply must now have that consistency that Liverpool and Metropolis have gotten.”
Chelsea want a number of new signings to threaten the Liverpool-Manchester Metropolis duopoly
Chelsea have fairly a number of succesful gamers at their disposal and Raheem Sterling’s imminent switch from Manchester Metropolis (through Fabrizio Romano) may additional enhance their squad.
Even with Sterling of their ranks, Tuchel’s aspect might need a troublesome time maintaining with Liverpool and Metropolis.
Having misplaced Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger on free transfers, they should deliver a few succesful defenders to battle on all fronts subsequent season.
Moreover, N’Golo Kante’s current damage historical past wants some consideration. The west London membership may additionally have to usher in an industrious midfielder to fill in for him when wanted.
New Chelsea proprietor Todd Boehly has some severe enterprise to care for within the ongoing summer season switch window.
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