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Mendy could be axed from XI as new details emerge

Noel Whelan Eduardo Mendy could be replaced at Chelsea by Kepa Arrizabalaga after claiming he has been “weird” so far this season.

Former Leeds striker, dedicated to Football Insiderinsisting teams and managers will target the 30-year-old once he starts a new campaign.

Mendy has made a string of mistakes so far this season, having been lucky after slipping at the foot of Jarrod Bowen in Chelsea’s 2-1 win over West Ham on Saturday September 3. won a foul.

according FBRef, the Senegalese star has struggled with expected goals this season – conceding 1.9 more than expected in six games this season.

according london evening standard (September 5), Arrizabalaga wants to leave Stamford Bridge in the summer window, supply from Napoli.

As quoted in the report, manager Thomas Tuchel insists the world record holder is ‘100% ready’ to play and is training ‘very, very well’.

Whelan said Football InsiderEwan Kingsbury: “Kepa has a chance here.

“It’s always the case when a player isn’t playing at his best or doesn’t look confident.

“That’s where Mendy is right now. He makes weird decisions and looks a little nervous.

“It makes Tuchel think when you have another world-class goalkeeper waiting on the wing. Should Mendy miss a few games?

“He has to work hard to regain his confidence because the team and the coach will now target him and pass the ball to him.

“He keeps the shots out of the danger zone – it all works for Chelsea.”

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