‘We Train Together And Support Each Other’ – Kepa Reveals His Closeness With Mendy Despite The Rivalry

'We Train Together And Support Each Other' – Kepa Reveals His Closeness  With Mendy Despite The Rivalry

Kepa Explains his relationship with his fellow Senegal international Edouard Mendy.

Mendy, 29, was signed from Ligue 1 outfit Rennes in a £22m ($31m) deal.

The Senegal star has since proven to be one of the bargain signings.

Helping the Blues win the Champions League and the Uefa Super Cup.

Kepa was brought into Thomas Tuchel’s side in Sunday’s 3-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.

Eduardo mendy was unable to shake off an injury suffered against Zenit St Petersburg.

 

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Arrizabalaga said in his latest Chelsea interview:

“Edou and I have a very good relationship.

“We are training together every day and support each other whoever is playing.

“You could see in the Super Cup the relationship we have.

He was one of the first players to congratulate me after the penalty shoot-out and of course we celebrated together.

“Hopefully he can return to training soon from his injury.”

He also described his return to action as “perfect”, with a clean sheet and three points to show for his efforts against Nuno Espirito Santo’s men.

“I was really happy to help the team,” he continued.

“It’s been quite a while since I played in the Premier League.

So I was happy for the opportunity to help the team.

“To come into the side in such a big game like this, a London derby, and to keep a clean sheet and get the three points, it’s perfect really!

“It was a London derby, so we knew it was a big game against a very good team.

So to get the win was fantastic and we are all so happy.”

 

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