Edouard Mendy is already equalling clear sheet data within the early phases of his Chelsea profession.
The 28-year-old goalkeeper joined the Blues in a £22million deal from Rennes in the summertime switch window.
Mendy has conceded simply ONE aim in his first seven appearances in a Chelsea shirt.
With Mendy in-between the sticks, Frank Lampard’s facet have stored 5 clear sheets in a row for the primary time since 2010.
He has additionally turn into the primary Chelsea goalkeeper to kick off his Premier League profession with three shutouts since Petr Cech in 2004.
If Mendy retains one other clear sheet towards Sheffield United on Saturday, which you’ll hearken to LIVE on talkSPORT from 5.30pm, he’ll turn into simply the fourth goalkeeper to not concede a aim in his first 4 league video games after Alex Manninger, Pepe Reina and Anders Lindegaard.
Cech, Chelsea’s technicol director, performed an influential position in bringing Mendy to Stamford Bridge.
He mentioned: “We had to ensure it was somebody everybody agreed on, not simply me. It needed to be the membership, and particularly the supervisor, who needed to be snug with the selection.
“We had an inventory of goalkeepers. We introduced all of it to Frank Lampard. We talked with the scouts. We shared data. We gave the professionals and cons of every goalkeeper.
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“Ultimately, my data of Edouard for the previous three years helped. I feel he’s a goalkeeper who can nonetheless enhance, along with his work, professionalism and want to be higher day by day.
“I’m satisfied he’ll enhance extra, and these aren’t the perfect performances you’ll see from Edouard Mendy.”