Chelsea legend Gus Poyet reveals why Blues team-mates are the explanation for Moises Caicedo flop since document £115m switch

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CHELSEA legend Gus Poyet believes document signing Moises Caicedo has struggled to dwell as much as his billing as a result of the remainder of the crew is not performing round him.

The Blues beat Liverpool to Caicedo’s signature in August following a £115million Premier League record deal with Brighton, simply seven months after Enzo Fernandez’s £107m move to Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea star Moises Caicedo has struggled because his team-mates aren't performing


Chelsea star Moises Caicedo has struggled as a result of his team-mates aren’t performingCredit score: Rex
Chelsea legend Gus Poyet believes the same goes for Enzo Fernandez


Chelsea legend Gus Poyet believes the identical goes for Enzo FernandezCredit score: Getty

Nonetheless, each star midfielders have failed to satisfy expectations thus far this season amid a tough begin that has seen Mauricio Pochettino’s males tumble to fifteenth place within the desk.

However Poyet insists that gamers like them want the remainder of the crew delivering on the pitch to ensure that them to hit the excessive notes.

The Greece supervisor is adamant that Pochettino’s harm disaster can be responsible however the West Londoners will nonetheless have to enhance “in a short time”.

The 55-year-old is assured issues will enhance below the Argentinean tactician however suggested him to play Caicedo and Fernandez at No6.

Poyet informed SunSport: “The signings of Enzo Fernandez and Moises Caicedo have been each massive calls. I name these kinds of transfers ‘in trend’ the place it appears to be the favored factor to spend a number of cash on a selected place.

“Now we have seen it occur with goalkeepers, centre-backs and striker, now the development is paying £100m for a central midfielder; we now have seen this with Declan Rice [at Arsenal], Caicedo and Fernandez. It appears to be in trend and I don’t like that in soccer.

“They’re two superb gamers and I believe they’re each greatest as a quantity six, I don’t assume both of them can play in assault.

“Enzo had his breakthrough on the World Cup when he was enjoying in entrance of the again 4 and Caicedo was doing the identical at Brighton.

“The issue is that Mauricio Pochettino has a giant harm record and he’s making an attempt to slot in the most effective gamers to accommodate that and never depart anybody out.

“In case you are not a person participant like a winger, you want the crew to be performing so as so that you can carry out.

“They’re in the course of the park so that they want the entire crew to be performing round them and I don’t assume Chelsea are functioning in one of the best ways in the meanwhile. For Enzo and Caicedo I believe it’s a matter of time earlier than the crew begins to carry out.

“We have to be sincere and say that once you change the entire plan of the membership you’ll want to take time to regulate. If throughout that point there’s a change of managers then it will probably take a bit longer.


Poyet is confident Chelsea will improve under Mauricio Pochettino


Poyet is assured Chelsea will enhance below Mauricio PochettinoCredit score: Rex

“Even worse, in case you have key gamers getting injured at the beginning of the season then it will probably turn out to be harmful for everyone as a result of you will get in a foul temper and dangerous kind which may make it troublesome to win matches – that brings every part down.

“It’s a powerful second for Chelsea however I believe what’s most necessary is what’s going on internally when it comes to understanding the state of affairs, in addition to simply remaining calm.

Gus Poyet was chatting with The Solar on behalf of

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