Trevoh Chalobah may barely comprise his feelings after scoring on his long-awaited Premier League debut at present, falling to his knees after his brilliantly taken long-range strike discovered the web.
The 22-year-old academy product was swamped by his teammates after placing the Blues 3-Zero up towards Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge, making his league debut after becoming a member of the membership again in 2007 on the age of eight.
The Sierra Leone-born England youth workforce worldwide spent final season on mortgage with French facet Lorient in Ligue 1, and was seen as a shock addition to Thomas Tuchel’s lineup after a powerful pre-season.
Beginning alongside Antonio Rüdiger and Andreas Christensen at present instead of the rested Thiago Silva, Chalobah seemed removed from misplaced.
The previous Ipswich and Huddersfield loanee helped shut out Crystal Palace’s entrance line with ease, earlier than placing the sport to mattress with a candy strike within the 58th minute of the match, he then lined his face and fell to his knees in shock.
“I’m so, so completely happy that this place is filled with Chelsea followers for that objective from a real Chelsea boy,” mentioned talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham.
“He’s obtained blue blood in his veins. When that ball hit the again of the web, it got here after the followers had been pleading with him to shoot from 30 yards out.
“And he should’ve listened to them as a result of he wouldn’t have had a go except they shouted.
“The place erupted. What a noise from the Chelsea followers. He simply sunk to his knees as a result of the emotion was an excessive amount of for him.
“It’s a privilege to witness one thing like that.”
Blues boss Tuchel admitted earlier within the week that Chalobah’s future remains to be up within the air, however one other mortgage seems much less doubtless after one other nice show.
“He has pressured his manner into my pondering,” mentioned Tuchel yesterday. “He performed good video games towards Bournemouth, Arsenal and Tottenham and we wished to have guys on the sphere who have been able to enjoying 90 minutes.
“Trevoh was the very first in coaching and he’s bodily robust. He deserved to play due to his performances thus far.
“It was once more fairly spectacular, so he pressured his manner into our pondering. Let’s see the place he goes. We nonetheless have some days to determine his private future however in the intervening time he exhibits his worth to the workforce.”
Chelsea even have Kurt Zouma amongst their already talked about centre again choices, and have been closely linked with a transfer for Sevilla’s Joules Kounde, however Chalobah may nicely be incomes his spot in Tuchel’s squad because the Blues look to assault all 4 competitions this season.