Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has come out to confirm that Kante and Mendy are fit for the UCL final. He recently revealed that it is the best news ever, and he is really looking forward to the game now.
According to him, he completely trusts all his players, and he believes they have the required hunger to deliver in the UCL final.
Tuchel added that he felt his boys super concentrated, very focused, very disciplined in the build-up of this week, so he expects a good result.
His words, “It is the best news ever, no injuries and I hope it stays like this until after the training today,”
“I would say I have full trust in everybody once it is about hunger, always on the highest level in sport it comes down to the question of how badly do you want it. But I felt us very concentrated, very focused, very disciplined in the build-up of this week.”
“I feel us with genuine confidence, which is very nice to have, and a very nice feeling to arrive in a final with. We had two training sessions in London, one yesterday we did a bit of a tactical session because today is live.”
“So today is the last training, to find out the last details, get the last feeling and more importantly for the players to get a feeling about the stadium. Feel it, smell it, and then the occasion is coming closer. And from dinner today we will have a countdown with two meetings tomorrow, and the big match coming up.”
“We always practice penalties when facing a match where it is possible to end in this way,”
“Can we simulate the pressure, the fatigue, the occasion and how it will be tomorrow? No.”
“But still we believe we can take care of that, a certain rhythm and habit during penalties. Honestly, the penalty shootout was fantastic [Man Utd vs Villarreal] in terms of quality from the takers, I don’t think I ever saw something like that, 20 in a row with no misses.”
“Such belief is well taken. Let’s see, we have the guys we have identified who should take the penalties for us but I don’t know in the end who will be on the pitch. But we are prepared if we go into penalties we go in there together and we leave them together.”
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