Emmanuel Petit has questioned whether Mykhailo Mudryk is ‘happy’ astatine Chelsea and suspects nan Ukraine world would alternatively beryllium astatine Arsenal.
Mudryk looked group to subordinate Premier League leaders Arsenal successful a woody worthy astir £80m, but Chelsea swooped successful and reached a woody pinch Shakhtar Donetsk instead.
The 22-year-old has signed an eight-and-a-half twelvemonth woody astatine Stamford Bridge and made his Chelsea debut successful nan goalless Premier League tie astatine Liverpool.
Former Premier League prima Petit believes Mudryk tin beryllium a occurrence astatine Chelsea but has questioned if he would beryllium happier astatine Arsenal, who he many times suggested he was joining earlier leaving Shakhtar.
‘I liked nan measurement Mudryk played against Liverpool connected his debut,’ Petit told Betway. ‘I deliberation he put thing different into nan Chelsea crippled erstwhile he came up against them.
‘He showed that he was very speedy connected nan ball. He showed that he wasn’t scared, he took work consecutive away. He wanted to put unit connected nan defenders.
‘It is still a large bet for nan future. At first he wanted to spell to Arsenal, but ended up astatine Chelsea, truthful my mobility is: “Is he happy astir that?” I’m not sure.
‘But decidedly he would adhd value to their squad. I dream that he will beryllium successful complete astatine Chelsea.’
While Arsenal are 5 points clear astatine nan apical of nan Premier League, Chelsea are presently conscionable 10th, 10 points extracurricular nan Champions League places.
The Blues big Fulham connected Friday nighttime and erstwhile Premier League striker Chris Sutton expects Chelsea to prime up a captious win.
‘These 2 sides met a fewer weeks ago, erstwhile caller Chelsea signing Joao Felix was sent disconnected connected his debut and Fulham won 2-1,’ Sutton told BBC Sport.
‘This time? Well, who knows really Chelsea will statement up connected Friday pinch each their caller signings – including Enzo Fernandez, nan £107m man.
‘Jorginho started their past game, against Liverpool connected 21 January, and he has now joined Arsenal. Hakim Ziyech and Conor Gallagher were besides successful nan squad astatine Anfield and they were linked pinch moves distant – particularly Ziyech, who thought he was connected his measurement to Paris St-Germain. Surely he won’t beryllium involved?
‘There are truthful galore questions and location is simply nary measurement Blues leader Graham Potter tin cognize what his champion squad is now.
‘I do for illustration nan look of Mykhailo Mudryk, who is incredibly quick, but trading Jorginho is very odd, moreover pinch his statement moving retired successful nan summer.
‘All of this makes it very difficult to make a prediction. Fulham person mislaid their past 2 convention games, without playing that badly, and pinch a settled squad they should decidedly play nan much fluid football.
‘But possibly this is nan infinitesimal Potter’s luck turns and he gets a break for nan first clip astatine Stamford Bridge. That’s what I’m going with, anyway!’
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