Trevoh Chalobah has once again proved himself as one of the exciting prospect centre-half after marked his Chelsea’s Premier League debut with eye-catching display in Blues 3-0 win over Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.
The 22-year-old, who has been at Chelsea since he was eight, made a surprise debut in Wednesday’s Uefa Super Cup win over Villarreal, having impressed Thomas Tuchel in pre-season.
Chalobah, showcased series of magic display against La-Liga outfits, with a number of crucial intervention, especially in the second half when Unai Emery’s men looked more dominant side.
The Blues academy product end up with 147 touches, 140 passes, 95% pass accuracy, 5 duels won, 5 clearances, 5 interceptions, 2 tackles made, 0 fouls conceded, and 0 x dribbled past.
The defender, who spent last season on loan at Lorient, then, handed his first Premier League start by Thomas Tuchel and he rewarded his manager’s faith with another solid display against Crystal Palace.
After alot of contribution at Chelsea back-line unit, Chalobah scored Blues’ third goal, netting an unstoppable shot from outside the box.
The centre-back picked the ball up in space, drove forward and hammered in a screamer from 25 yards which clipped the inside of the post on the way in, the third goal in a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Chalobah – whose other brother Nathaniel played 15 times for Chelsea in 2016-17 – has spent the past three seasons out on loan. He played for Ipswich and Huddersfield in the Championship and then for Lorient in France’s Ligue 1 last season.
His stellar performances against Palace, rewarded him with the Man-of-the-match award and the youngest centre-back aiming of continued deliver impressive display when his side’s head to Emirates next week.