Thibaut Courtois has blasted Chelsea supporters for “booing and whistling” during Saturday’s 0-0 home draw with Leicester City.
“I know we as a team didn’t have a good game, it was our third goalless draw, but we need the fans here at Stamford Bridge to get behind the team and not, when a player has a bad pass or a bad shot, start booing and whistling,” Courtois told Chelsea TV. “I don’t think we’re playing a bad season.”
“It’s important that the fans must know that we want to play out from the back,” he added. “And they don’t have to get nervous. If they start shouting it doesn’t help us. [Against Leicester there] was too much of that.
“When we play out from the back it’s important for us that they know that we want to do that. There’s a risk involved and we know that, but that’s our game.”