Chris Sutton: Chelsea will have trouble without Matic
Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton believes that Nemanja Matic’s departure to Manchester United this summer will leave a problem for the team he once defended.
For the past five seasons, the 29-year-old from Benfica in 2013 has really given fresh air especially for the midfield of the team, where the Serb national team retainer has given three Premier League titles, FA Cup and also League Cup for the Blues. However, this year the player decided to return to work with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and reportedly transfer the value reached 40 million Pounds.
That way, then the appearance of West London club will be reduced. Proven during pre-season to Asia, especially in Singapore. Courtois Cs had to swallow each defeat of Bayern Munich and also Inter Milan which makes coach Antonio Conte not satisfied. Although Chelsea have a new face that brought Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco.
However, the 44-year-old Sutton is not enough, where Conte must bring new ammunition again to Stamford Bridge, especially players who positioned midfielder article 2017-2018 competition Chelsea will return to follow the Champions League last season’s Premier League champions.
“He will obviously lose for Chelsea,”
“They will feel Bakayoko is a similar substitute.
“I do not think Chelsea will have the power of endalam and they also have to compete in Europe this season.
“They will definitely have problems in the midfield area.
“Chelsea already have Kante and Tiemoue Bakayoko but they need more this season,” Chris Sutton told the media.
Meanwhile, Danny Drinkwater who is currently strengthening Leicester City touted is the right substitute for Matic and is reported now that both parties are in talks to reach agreement on the transfer value and duration of the player’s contract during at Stamford Bridge.