Chelsea Needs Time to Excel in Premier League


After Chelsea’s home match against Fulham on Friday ended 0-0, manager Graham Potter begged for more time to get his expensive new signings to gel. On the day of the transfer deadline, Enzo Fernandez made his Chelsea debut after becoming the most expensive player in British football history by moving from Benfica for 107 million pounds, or 132 million dollars.

In addition, Mykhailo Mudryk made his debut at Stamford Bridge, and Noni Madueke and David Datro Fofana made their Premier League debuts off the bench. After making a record-breaking investment of more than £300 million in the January window, Chelsea spent more than half a billion pounds on players in their first season under new ownership. Behdad Eghbali and co-owner Todd Boehly were in attendance, but they won’t have been impressed by the lack of a second chance to catch the top four. Continue reading “Chelsea Needs Time to Excel in Premier League”