This Is How Ross Barkley Was Different Against PAOK - Former Chelsea Star

Heather Diaz
September 21, 2018

"Maybe two goals in two matches, I don't know".

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has played down the significance of the shoulder injury Spanish winger Pedro suffered during the 1-0 victory over Greek side PAOK Salonika on Thursday.

According to Sarri, Eden Hazard, Victor Moses, Pedro and Willian are blocking Hudson-Odoi from first team football because the 17-year-old is behind the forwards in his pecking order of wingers.

'Whatever my future holds, in terms of the club, and the relationship I have with the club and the fans, it will have been a huge part of my footballing life. "The doctor told me that probably it's not a very serious injury".

'I haven't spoken to the manager [about the situation] yet. For the first time in this season, he was ready in the box.

Eden Hazard misses Chelsea’s PAOK trip after complaining of tiredness
Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who has recovered from a recent calf injury, was however included in the travelling party. Sarri said: "David Luiz is in Cobham, because he's playing very often now after six months without playing".

"But I never see Messi and Ronaldo getting rested, they play all the games and they're the best two in the world". "In Italy, if I play in Greece on Thursday I can ask to play on Monday night, but I have to play again in 63 hours".

The Premier League giants maintained a 69 percent possession of the ball throughout the match, while their pass accuracy was top-notch at 90 percent. It was the latest I've ever been back.

"In the future there will be sure it is possible for him but Ampadu, Odoi, Loftus: they are the future of the squad but now we are 28 so I don't know if tomorrow is the right time for Odoi".

Chelsea's recovery schedule ahead of our clash with West Ham United on Sunday afternoon has taken an unwanted setback.

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