Chelsea signed Édouard Mendy from Rennes, in the winter of 2020 to serve as an upgrade to the underperforming kepa arrizabalaga. And he did more than that as he usurped kepa to become a regular starter for Chelsea. And by doing so, he broke a lot of records both in the Premier League and the Champions League.
Chelsea goal keeper Edouard Mendy became the first African goal keeper to win the UEFA Champions League in the history of the competition. The former Rennes goal keeper was instrumental for Chelsea all through the competition. Mendy became the first goal keeper with the most clean sheet in his debut season in the UEFA Champions League.
Manchester United faced a very disappointing season after losing the UEFA Europa League finals to Villarreal and also finishing 12 points behind premier league winners Manchester City. To mount a title challenge next season, the Red Devils are desperate to strengthen their squad in this current transfer window and have been linked with several names in Europe.
Fans React After Uefa Mentioned Mendy As 1 Of The Goalkeepers With Most UCL Clean sheets In A Season
Edouard Mendy seems to be the favourite Goalkeeper for the Uefa Golden glove award after keeping 9 clean sheets in Uefa champions League. Édouard Mendy is Chelsea's first choice Goalkeeper since he arrived England during the last summer. The world class Goalkeeper moved from Rennes to Chelsea for a fee worth £22 million.
Chelsea star Mendy is the only goalkeeper with the highest number of clean sheets in this season UCL
Chelsea football club of England number 1 goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is the only goalkeeper with the highest number of clean sheets in this season's UEFA Champions League, according to the stats released by UEFA which was quoted by Whoscored via their Verified Twitter handle. The former Rennes football club of France goalkeeper has been exceptional for the Blues since making his debut earlier this season, and he has been able to cement his spot in his team's starting eleven ever since then.
PSG is a French professional football club that is one of the most popular and prestigious in the country.They are currently in second place in the French Ligue 1 table, with 76 points.Their most recent match was a 1-1 draw with Rennes.Rennes is a French professional football team that competes in Ligue1, the top division of French football.
The Senegalese goal keeper remain the only goal keeper to play in the Uefa Champions League final. Edouard Mendy was bought from Rennes during the last summer transfer to back up Kepa. Fortunately, Mendy capability surpassed Kepa and he became Chelsea favorite goal keeper, although Kepa still wear the No 1 jersey for Chelsea, everyone all know Chelsea No 1 keeper for this season still remain Mendy.
Chelsea's journey to the UEFA champions league final have come along way just as that of Manchester City who Chelsea will meet in the final.The ride to instabul was not all smooth, it has come mixed results.This results is what this article will present to you our dear readers.
Former Rennes, Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech joined Chelsea Final preparation at Cobham training ground ahead of the UEFA Champions League Final. Ngolo Kante and Edouard Mendy were still missing from the group training on Monday. The Frenchman suffered a tight hamstring injury. He was replaced before half-time in the match against his Former club, Leicester City last week.
Chelsea are reportedly planning a summer transfer move to secure the services of 18 years old France international, who plays as a midfielder from Rennes, according to reports. The 18 years old midfielder, has been in a stunning form for Rennes since he came through their youth setup, enjoying a regular first team start, with his impressive performance reported to have garnered interest from several European top teams.
Edouard Mendy is a national treasure and was warmly received in his country Senegal, according to a video posted by ESPN Uk. The video was filmed by the Chelsea goalkeeper, as he was hailed by kids who ran after the car he was inside. Mendy also could be seen given high fives to these kids, who were busy calling out his name.
After today's insipid draw away to Rennes, PSG might have blown their chance of putting leaders Lille LOSC under pressure and thus fail to retain the title.A 45th min penalty from Neymar at the stroke of halftime had given the Parisians the lead, but an equalizer by Sehrou Guirassy at the 70th min, in addition to the sending off of PSG's Presnel Kimpembe meant the points were shared and thus left PSG 3points behind Lille with only two rounds of games left.
No doubt Edouard Mendy's signing from Rennes has yielded dividends, as the 29 years old didn't just win the Uefa Champions League with Chelsea on Saturday night, but he did equaling a record which has stood for 37 years. as he helped the blues win their second UCL trophy in 9 years defeating Manchester City at Estadio do Dragao in Porto, Portugal.
This season was Edouard Mendy's first season with Chelsea and his performance in the UEFA Champions League was excellent. The Senegalese International Goalkeeper arrived Chelsea during the last summer from Rennes for a fee worth £22 million. He qualified Rennes to Champions League before signing a contract with Chelsea.
The highly anticipated champions league final between Chelsea and Manchester City ended in a 1-0 defeat to Manchester City who were considered by many as the favorite to win the tournament prior to the match. A spectacular team move which saw Kai Hervert round off the goal keeper in the 42 minutes was enough to settle the contest as Chelsea held on to victory against all odds.
Edouard Mendy has just set a new record after his inclusion in Chelsea's starting lineup for the Champions League tonight. But his journey to the top level is definitely one to admire and possibly learn from. Back in 2014, Mendy was out of job after his exit from French club AS Cherbourg.
There are rumors that Premier League giants Arsenal is tracking Rennes star Eduardo Camavinga ahead of a big move in the summer.In the past two seasons, the 18-year-old has established himself as one of the greatest stars in the Ligue 1, and his transfer interest from major European clubs has also increased.
Real Madrid are interested in signing France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes, with Arsenal also interested in the 18-year-old.The France international has been on Madrid's transfer list for some time now and they look the favourites to sign him in the summer.Eduardo Camavinga who was born 10 November 2002, is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Ligue 1 club Rennes and the France national team.
Chelsea brought in Edward Mendy from Rennes last year, which is obviously one of the summer signings. When he moved to Stamford Bridge for the first time, The Senegalese goal keeper didn’t necessarily look the most exciting, Some Chelsea fans may feel that they need a bigger name to enter the goal.
Chelsea football club are through to the finals of 2020/21 Uefa champions League, Edouard Mendy's super saves saw the blues through to the final.Édouard Mendy was signed from Rennes during the summer for a fee worth £22 million.The Senegalese has contributed immensely to the success of Chelsea with his world class performances.