“He was woeful and hopeless” – Chelsea star cautioned he may never play again under Graham Potter after struggling against Manchester City
Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton accepts Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang might have played his last game for the club after his showing against Manchester City.
The Blues experienced a 1-0 loss to City at Stamford Bridge on 5 January, because of Riyad Mahrez’s 63rd-minute goal.
Aubameyang began the bench however was brought into the match in only the fifth moment after Raheem Real experienced a hamstring injury.
The former Arsenal striker put in a presentation to neglect, not dealing with a shot at goal and losing ownership on three events.
He was embarrassingly subbed in the 68th moment notwithstanding just having been welcomed on in the principal half.
Sutton has attacked Aubameyang’s presentation as one that might have Graham Potter considering at absolutely no point ever playing the forward in the future.
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He told the BBC after the game:
“Aubameyang appeared as though he would have rather not been here tonight.”
“I puzzle over whether Graham Potter is thinking, how might I play Aubameyang again in a Chelsea pullover after how sad he was. I’m dependably careful to scrutinize players for absence of exertion or unfortunate non-verbal communication yet Aubameyang totally exemplified that.”
The former Blues frontman claims that the Gabonese forward looked impartial and may need to stress over his future in the team:
“I thought he was sad and sad and didn’t give remotely close to enough. He looked unbiased and I suspect Graham Potter will think, blimey, he is at absolutely no point ever going to play in a Chelsea pullover in the future under me.”
Aubameyang joined Chelsea from Barcelona this previous summer for £10 million.
He showed up at Stamford Bridge with the west London goliaths needing goals and a focal striker.
Romelu Lukaku left for Entomb Milan borrowed, while Timo Werner got back to RB Leipzig for £25.3 million.
In any case, Aubameyang has neglected to have an effect, scoring only three goals in 16 games across rivalries.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praises Rico Lewis’ exhibition against Chelsea
Guardiola commended 18-year-old Lewis, who came on at half-time for Joao Cancelo.
The English young star made two handles and was lively as Manchester City got each of the three points in the last part.
Lewis’ final part show was considered phenomenal by his manager, who ascribed the upswing in execution from his side to one side back’s presentation.
Guardiola told BBC Sport when asked about the side’s problems in the first half:
“Our rhythm, everything was ropey when we arrive in the positions that we could do, we were not good.”
The Spaniard then explained Lewis’ impact:
“But especially when Rico came in he has the ability and the talent to make our game better so most players play good, but he has the ability to play good and make others better… he is extraordinary.”
Lewis made his senior team debut in August and is quickly becoming a prominent member of Guardiola’s first team.
He excelled in City’s U18s side before making the jump to the first team. He captained the youth side during the 2022-22 campaign.
Chelsea star cautioned he may never play again under Graham Potter after struggling against Manchester City