The Blues’ form continued to falter during their lead at the top of the Premier League and they are now four points behind Manchester City, with injuries to players especially in the Premier League. Midfield and offensive line as well as the problem of players infected with covids in the team as well
In Merson’s view, there are fears the team doesn’t have a long-ball type to unlock the defensive line that Wolves’ Ruben Neves and Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse have. Tan is someone Emerson sees will help solve this problem for the team.
“I think Chelsea lacks a player like Neves,” Merson told Sky Sports. “A player who can pass the ball around the pitch, Kovacic likes to carry the ball forward. , Jorginho can only pass the ball 5 or 10 yards to make movement.”
“Kante is all over the pitch but they don’t have anyone who passes the ball around, you know, players like Ward-Prowse or Neves, the number of times they go forward in and the ball doesn’t go. to”
“That’s a problem for me. They need someone who can pass the ball around the pitch, Kante won’t pass the ball like that.