Chelsea evening headlines as Blues backed to be a ‘real problem’, Mourinho on failed Messi bid

Good evening, Chelsea fans. Here are your evening headlines for Sunday, October 18.

Chelsea tipped to become a ‘real problem’

Ian Wright believes Timo Werner and his Chelsea teammates are going to be a “real problem” in the Premier League if they can eradicate their defensive mistakes.

The Blues produced an enthralling 3-3 draw against Southampton on Saturday thanks to a first-half brace from Werner.

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Speaking on Match Of The Day, Wright said he was confident they will be the first of many for the former RB Leipzig striker.

“When I’ve watched him he doesn’t look too fussed about the fact he hasn’t scored,” Wright said. “You saw him there talking about how he hadn’t scored in four, but it’s the movement and the runs he’s making

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Mourinho coy on Chelsea deal with Messi

Jose Mourinho has responded to claims he convinced Lionel Messi to join Chelsea in 2014.

This comes after reports emerged in the national media that Mourinho had sold Messi on the idea of moving to Stamford Bridge during his second spell at the club.

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Speaking to Soccer AM’s Tubes, Mourinho said: “I never speak about my history and what I lived in previous clubs. I don’t think I can write a book like Arsene Wenger did to speak about these kind of situations.

“What happened, happened. To write a book you have to write about everything but there are many things you don’t want to talk about.”

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