Chelsea’s main goalkeeper, Mendy, has unstable performance recently, and head coach Tuchel hinted that he might replace him with Kepa.
Chelsea’s results were not stable enough at the beginning of the season, one of the main reasons is that the main goalkeeper Mendy often makes mistakes. In 6 games, Chelsea has lost 9 goals. In the beginning plan, the substitute goalkeeper Kepa would like to move away at this summer. Unfortunately, the negotiation between him and Napoli is failed. And now, Kepa sees the opportunity at Chelsea.
Tuchel said: “Yes, Kepa wants to leave, and he has analyzed his options, we all know that. However, neither we nor he were unsatisfied with those offers, so he stayed.”
Tuchel hinted that Kepa might replace Mendy, “My attitude has always been very clear, and I want him to stay in the team. In my opinion, I believe that he is be ready for the games.”
For your information, since Mendy joined Chelsea in 2020, Kepa has lost his main position, making only 15 appearances in all competitions last season.