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Lukaku v Mendy: Who Really Is Chelsea's missing piece?

Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel seems to have found the most sought after missing piece to win titles this season. 

Chelsea, in an attempt to improve on the squad that won the UEFA Champions league, purchased the service of some star players , in order to increase the depth of the squad. 

However, towards the end of the summer transfer market, the talk of Chelsea finding the missing piece begin to surface. 

Who Is A Missing Piece? 

The idea of a missing piece represents a player without who a team (Chelsea) seems to be incomplete. It means that such team despite having a good team but it's still lagging in some area of their game. 

For Chelsea, for a long time, it was thought that the missing piece was a striker and hence Lukaku was bouget to fill that role during the summer transfer market from inter Milan.

And most recently the goal keeping ( defense) seems to be the focus point through the performance of Edouard Mendy.

Here we compare the two positions in an attempt to discover who is actually Chelsea missing piece to their title winning puzzle.


1. Lukaku 

Romelu Lukaku was brought in to complement the work done by the squad and to ease the pressure on the midfielders who actually were the goal getter last season. Following an impressive performance from Lukaku at Inter Milan, Chelsea broke their transfer record to sign him. 

Lukaku In his first four games of the season seems to have justified the reason for his purchase from inter Milan by scoring 4 goals in his first 4 games, hence fulfilling the idea of the long awaited missing piece to Chelsea title winning puzzle. 

However, in recent match, he has struggled to replicate that firmvand as a result Chelsea has struggled to score goals hence they are back to where they were last season. This has necessitated the question of if he is the idea missing piece Chelsea has been looking for. 


2. Edouard Mendy 

The goal keeper on the other hand has been superb, producing amazing performance every week and he is the reason Chelsea could leave the Brentford community Stadium with a win and a clean sheet following series of incredible save. 

This has led many pundits and fans to draw a conclusion that Mendy the idea missing piece for Chelsea having kept clean sheet more than the goals that they have conceived this season. 

Chelsea this season has conceived only 3 goals in the Premier League, all thanks to the heroics of Mendy. 

Do you think Chelsea have really found their missing piece to win titles this season? Let's hear your say at the comment section below 

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