Trevoh Chalobah’s future at Chelsea is up in the air

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Chelsea are not sure whether Trevoh Chalobah will play a role in the tactics of the newly appointed Italian manager Enzo Maresca. After the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino, Enzo Maresca was appointed as the new Chelsea manager. In the previous season, he managed Leicester City and helped them get back to play Premier League football. He was also hired by Manchester City in 2020 as their manager in Elite Development Squad (EDS).

The Italian manager has been given a lengthy deal of five years which tells us that the Chelsea president, Todd Boehly, believes him to be the leader of this project.

One of the major problems that Maresca might have to face is his defense. After serving for four years, Brazilian defender Thiago Silva exits Chelsea for a move to his country club Fluminense F.C. Due to this, there has been a huge hole in Chelsea’s defense.

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Is Chalobah suitable for Maresca’s tactics?

The future is not looking bright for Trevoh Chalobah at Chelsea. Apparently, he doesn’t get into Maresca’s ball playing system. This is one of the reasons why, before the summer transfer window opens up, Chelsea have already completed the signing of Tosin Adarabioyo on a free transfer. According to some reports, he is very happy and excited to work under Enzo Maresca.

According to The Athletic, Maresca does not much confidence in Trevoh Chalobah. Maresca has doubts about whether Chalobah has what it takes to conduct build up plays from the back or not, which is a crucial part of the new manager’s game plan.

Chalobah has been well appreciated by his previous managers like Mauricio Pochettino and Thomas Tuchel. Frank Lampard, his ex-manager called him ‘fantastic’ and ‘selfless’. Not just the managers but the fans have appreciated him. With the form he displayed last season was enough to convince the fans that he is a versatile defender that can play both as a centre back and as a fullback and should be kept by the club.

Chalobah’s situation at Chelsea right now

Trevoh Chalobah is in a very tricky situation right now at Chelsea. According to Simon Johnson and Liam Twomey -via X, Chelsea are very much open to offers for the 24 years old defender. However, Chalobah sees his future at the Stamford Bridge. He has no intention to leave the Blues at the moment.

The fans of the Blues believe that Chalobah is definitely an important young player who should be kept at the club. It is very difficult to sell him when the club still have players like Axel Disasi.

Why Tosin is signed by Chelsea?

Tosin Adarabioyo is Chelsea’s first signing of the season. The style of play of Chalobah and Tosin differs significantly. While Chalobah excels on the ball, Tosin is recognized as an excellent defender in aerial duels. Maresca believes that the Chelsea defense lacks aerial dominance. This is one of the reasons why the Italian manager prefers to have Tosin over Trevoh Chalobah.

As featured on ChelseaNews.com

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