Premier League: Modric file: Two empty games for £100m transfer

Chelsea haven’t won two consecutive games… since October! Then, they pulled off five straight wins to sweeten Graham Potter’s start at the bridge. But after five months and after weeks of crisis, they defeated Leeds (1-0) and above all, Borussia Dortmund (2-0) After reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League, they were more than repaired from the fall streak.

However, these two joys were a bitter point. In both victories, Mikhailo Modric signed 100 kg (70 million euros plus 30 in variants). And the grand claim of the superstar show created by Todd Boyley in January after taking Enzo Fernandez, Joao Félix to the bridge… he didn’t even jump on the grass. The last time the Ukrainian wore shorts was against Tottenham… he played seven minutes! Low-budget footballer who came from Shakhtar Donetsk with the intention of being a regular in the “blue” attack.

Modric minutes with Chelsea

  • Liverpool: 35 minutes
  • Fulham: 45 minutes
  • West Ham: 67 minutes
  • Dortmund: 71 minutes
  • Southampton: 26 minutes
  • Tottenham: 7 minutes
  • Leeds: 0 min
  • Dortmund: 0 min

Potter admitted after his Anfield debut: “He hadn’t played football for a while, so we had to manage his minutes. He’s still adapting, but we saw his quality and he had a huge impact on the game.” The match in which he came off the bench, he shone with his speed, dribbling and quality for 35 minutes receiving Tributes from Gary Neville, Ferdinand… and even from Klopp himself. “He reminded me a bit of Robin because of his footwork, how fast he is, and how he “handles” the ball… I would be so excited if I were a Chelsea fan,” Steven Gerrard said at the time, however, his importance in the team is waning.

No goals or assists

Modric is being served in the community if he can score it on his Chelsea debut!

Of the six matches he played for Chelsea, he started in only three (Fulham, West Ham and the first leg of the round of 16 against Dortmund). The rest played as substitutes to complete the 251 minutes they had not yet scored or assisted. “It’s 100 million players on the bench, implying that he is not a soccer player to Potter. “If he was a player, he would have asked the council, he would have been on the field,” former player Paul Merson told Sky Sports.

He’s 100 million players sitting on the bench, which shows he’s not a footballer to Potter

Paul Merson, analyst and former player

Potter spoke about “adaptation” and managing the records of a player who had been out of work for the months of the winter “break” from the Ukrainian League. However, in the last three encounters, the winger has been left with no place for Joao Felix, Sterling and even Mount to play on the left side. Since he started at Dortmund, his importance has declined: He went from 27 minutes against Southampton to 7 against Tottenham and was undressed against Leeds and BVB. Chelsea won two games… without Modric.

Maybe Modric isn’t ready or doesn’t fit into the system and wants to play a different position. Sometimes players are signed without knowing if they will fit into the team

Former Chelsea player William Gallas

“He didn’t start again. Why? Maybe he’s not ready or he doesn’t fit into the system and he wants to play a different position. I don’t know. That’s why I said some owners just spend money because they have it without knowing if the players they signed will fit into the team.. At the moment, I don’t know what’s going on with him in the team, “former” Blue “player William Gallas confirmed in” Goal “. After” snatching “Arsenal for 100” kilograms “from one of the most promising strikers in Europe, Potter, he is looking for a place For Modric in his home of 11 years.

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