2021 is a good year for Chelsea. The club nicknamed The Blues was able to achieve an amazing achievement.
Chelsea won the Champions League last season. They continued that success by lifting the European Super Cup trophy.
This season, Chelsea is still showing good performance. Thomas Tuchel’s troops are one of the candidates to win the Premier League.
Chelsea’s brilliance is inseparable from the great contribution made by its flagship players. The players are able to show impressive performance.
Here are five of Chelsea’s best players in 2021.
Reece James is currently only 22 years old. However, the England right-back has quickly become an important Chelsea player under Thomas Tuchel.
Under Tuchel, James was given the freedom to go his way. It is not surprising that James is quite dangerous in the opponent’s penalty box area.
This season, James has played 22 times in all competitions. He has five goals and six assists.
Jorginho won many achievements throughout 2021. That success, of course, cannot be separated from the midfielder’s brilliant performance.
In addition to winning the Champions League with Chelsea, Jorginho also successfully brought the Italian national team to win Euro 2020. He won the best European player award in 2021 and was in third place in the race for the Ballon d’Or.
This season, Jorginho has also appeared quite productive with Chelsea. The midfielder has scored nine goals and provided one assist in 23 appearances in all competitions.
Antonio Rudiger reportedly wanted to be sold by Chelsea during the Frank Lampard era. However, the fate of the German defender changed after the arrival of Thomas Tuchel.
Under Tuchel’s tutelage, Rudiger was successful in showing his best performance. He became an important pillar in Chelsea’s success in winning the Champions League and European Super Cup.
This season, Rudiger has also shown a slick performance. The 28-year-old defender has scored two goals and provided four assists in 23 appearances across all competitions.
Mason Mount is a Chelsea academy player. But he was only given the opportunity to play in the first team when Frank Lampard served as manager of the Blues.
Since then Mount has become an irreplaceable figure in Chelsea’s midfield. In fact he is now a mainstay player coach Thomas Tuchel.
This season, Mount has shown a pretty good performance with Chelsea. The 22-year-old has scored seven goals and four assists from 24 matches.
N’Golo Kante has been defending Chelsea for a long time. However, the French midfielder was able to show consistent performance with the Blues.
Kante has always been the first choice in the defensive midfield position. The former Leicester City player also showed a solid performance alongside Thomas Tuchel.
So far this season, Kante has played 15 games in all competitions with his club. From all these matches, Kante was able to create two goals.