Chelsea football club had a very busy schedule during the transfer window. Bringing in new recruits and shipping out those that were dimmed surplus in the plans of Chelsea head coach, Thomas Tuchel.
Two players and a goalkeeper joined Chelsea before the transfer window was shut down. But the Chelsea football club head coach has disclosed that Saúl Niguel signed for Chelsea football club at the right time and when a Player of his quality was needed in the midfield position.
The German manager divulged that Saúl can pair up with any of the midfielders (N’golo Kante, Jorginho and Matteo Kovacic), at Chelsea football club and become outstanding.
Speaking in an interview with Chelsea football club TV, Thomas Tuchel revealed that he was uncomfortable starting the season with just Kovacic, Kante and Jorginho at the midfield position for Chelsea because football in unpredictable as injury or suspension might occur.
“I was a bit concerned to go into the season with just only Jorginho, Kovacic and Kante at my disposal because I have lots of matches to play. Nobody knows who might be fit to play or not, or when one will be injured or suspended. So, we were looking for an alternative and it happens that Saúl has been on Chelsea’s radar for years, before he was finally snapped up and everyone was excited,” said Tuchel.