“That’s why he deserves it”

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says Cesar Azpilicueta might be completely worthy of reaching a significant membership file if he options of their FA Cup remaining towards Liverpool at this time.

The Spaniard may grow to be the Blues participant to play within the highest variety of finals with 13 ought to he handle to get a couple of minutes on the Wembley showpiece. It would take him previous the present file held by Frank Lampard and Petr Cech.

He is been steadily chipping away on the record since final yr as Azpilicueta has reached 4 totally different finals, together with that of the Champions League.

After final Could’s European success, he additional lifted the UEFA Tremendous Cup and FIFA Membership World Cup – two titles that eluded the aforementioned Chelsea legends.

Tuchel was ecstatic for his defender to achieve the milestone and informed the membership media (by way of The Chelsea Chronicle):

“It’s so good that, he is aware of how I imply this, not essentially the most gifted man on the planet has a file like this.

“That is what I like about this. The toughest employee and the man with the largest coronary heart has this type of file.

“That’s why we love him and that’s why he’s captain of Chelsea and that’s why he deserves it.”

Nonetheless, the file would not imply something if Azpilicueta and co. have been defeated by Liverpool, who additionally beat them within the Carabao Cup remaining earlier this season.

For the Chelsea skipper, the crew’s victory comes above particular person honors and stats, a mirrored image of his humility that Tuchel is pleased with too.

The coach additional added:

“Not shocked however very, very good that he’s like this. It sums up the entire image of that is how he works and approaches his expertise and that is how he approaches his obligation as a captain of his membership.

“The whole lot is humble and all the things continues to be to the highest degree. That’s Azpi.”


Chelsea’s final hope of silverware this yr

The Blues have already got the UEFA Tremendous Cup and FIFA Membership World Cup within the bag, however the FA Cup is their final hope of profitable one thing within the 2022 calendar yr.

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Thus far, they’ve misplaced out within the remaining of the Carabao Cup, have been knocked out of the Champions League, and noticed their Premier League title cost soften away.

One other heartache at this time would simply assist guarantee a bitter ending to a marketing campaign that promised a lot firstly.


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