This is currently a good time for England defender and Chelsea full-back Ben Chilwell, who seems to be enjoying the game he loves following his recent displays for club and country. The left-back who was brought in from Leicester City for a princely sum of £50 million pounds, has endured his own fair share of struggles beginning from last summer.
Thomas Tuchel has transformed Chelsea into one of the best football teams in Europe. The German tactician has won two major trophies for the club this year. He is also considered as the favourite to win the English Premier League title this season. However, Thomas Tuchel needs to buy a new left-back in the January transfer window.
One of the hottest defenders in the world right now is Chelsea's defender Ben Chilwell. The 24-years-old left-back has being unstoppable so far since he fought his way back into the Chelsea starting lineup under Thomas Tuchel after initially being benched by Marcos Alonso. Ben Chilwell was Thomas Tuchel preferred left wing-back in Chelsea's champions league winning campaign, but after going to the European championships and failed to make a single appearance in the tournament as Luke Shaw is being preferred by England's national team manager, Gareth Southgate.
Chelsea are one team that seem to be without a weakness in their squad and style of play. Thomas Tuchel has drilled his team so well defensively that keeping clean sheets in games has become a regular standard for them. What is even more impressive about Chelsea is that they do not depend on one person for goals and can boast of a number of players in different positions who are capable of finding the back of the net for them, especially in the left back position.
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1. Ben Chilwell: The Chelsea left back is currently one of the best fullbacks in the country, alongside Trent and Robertson of Liverpool. Chilwell has gone from being an un-used substitute to being one of Tuchel's most trusted players in the space of a few weeks.
Ben Chilwell has shown that he is deserving of a starting spot for Chelsea over Marcus Alonso, and this article will examine how he did it. After spending some time on the bench, he made his long-awaited start for the club against Southampton, demonstrating that he is capable of maintaining stability at the back and has a much higher tendency to recover balls from opponents.
Chelsea full-back, Ben Chilwell has had a tough start to the ongoing football season and he has struggled to infuse himself into the plans of Thomas Tuchel. He has had his place taken by his Spanish rival, Marcos Alonso and he's been playing catch-up so far.
Chelsea are looking like the true title contenders after putting up an impressive performance against Brentford fc on Saturday evening. Chelsea managed to hold on to Chilwell's early 1-0 lead till the final whistle. Mendy, Christensen, Malang Sarr, Chilwell and Chalobah all played a major role in Chelsea's victory yesterday.
1. Chilwell Having spent the majority of the season on the bench, Chilwell has had a difficult start to the season. Having missed the pre-season due to international duty with the Three Lions, Alonso took advantage of the situation and cemented his place in the first eleven, making it difficult for Chillwel to reclaim his position.
Chelsea's defender, Ben Chilwell is regarded as the best left-back in the English Premier League after helping the Blues win the UEFA Champions League and Super Cup last season. The England international has been amazing after joining Chelsea from Leicester City last season. Ben Chilwell was Lampard's favorite in Chelsea Football Club because of his nice role in the defensive and attacking line.
Chelsea has retained their place on top of the Premier League table after their 1-0 win over Brentford in west London this evening. However, four Chelsea players contribute greatly to win the game. Photo credit: Premier League via Twitter Although Chelsea started slowly Brentford started sharply before Chilwell gave Chelsea the lead at the brink of halftime.
Yesterday evening, Chelsea visited Brentford, hoping to maintain their winning run after claiming victory against Southampton in their last league match. The visiting team were also hoping to move back to the top spot of the league table ahead of Liverpool and Manchester City. For yesterday's game, Chelsea opened the score sheet with Chilwell finding the back of the net at the 45th minutes.
Ben Chilwell has received a late call-up to the England national team squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifying games. The Chelsea fullback got a late call-up to the squad due to injuries to a couple of defenders in the initial England squad. (Photos credit: Premier League, The Independent).
The left wing back position is one area where Thomas Tuchel will have to make a tough decision ahead of Chelsea's next match. Benjamin Chilwell and Marcos Alonso are the first team options available for the role and both players have produced excellent displays in recent matches for club and country.
England put up quite an impressive performanc as they won Andorra 5-0 in today's encounter. Gareth Southgate celebrated five years as England boss with a confortable 5-0 victory away at Andorra, which keeps his side top of world cup qualifying Group I and moves them closer to sealing their Sports in the 2022 world cup competition.
Chelsea gets back to winning ways with a 3-1 victory over 10-man Southampton. Chalobah scored a diving header just nine minutes in to break the deadlock and Werner thought he'd added a second, but it was ruled out by VAR. In the second half, Chilwell gave away a penalty which was slotted home by Ward-Prowse, who was then sent off 16 minutes later for a bad tackle on Jorginho.
Yesterday Chelsea thrashed Norwich City 7 to nil which was unexpected not because Chelsea is not that good but because Chelsea this season have been know to create load of chances and score few, but today they converted most of the chances. When you speak of title contenders for the season pundits around the world brings Liverpool and Man City first before Chelsea due to their dominance seasons before (Man City).
Marcos Alonso started the season brightly, and has been Thomas Tuchel’s first choice in the left wing-back role. Chilwell was the main man last season and played a huge role as Chelsea went on to win the Champions League last campaign. With Chilwell struggling for game time for both club and country this season, the 24-year-old has admitted that he has learnt to be patient as he works back to get his place in the team.
Chelsea survived a long hour of struggle to win tonight. It was a beautiful half-volley that did the magic for the blues. Chilwell did spark at the appropriate time to give Chelsea FC the lead at Half-time. Tuchel did prove he has a lot to offer the world of football as he played not-too-known Sarr at central defence.
Ben Chilwell and Marcos Alonso are the two current Chelsea left-backs. Under Lampard, Chelsea signed Ben Chilwell from Leicester City for €50 million after several attempts. The England international was a regular starter under Lampard in a 4-3-3 formation but started switching places with Alonso after Tuchel became the Chelsea manager.