We have no excuses – Cucurella speaks on Chelsea’s poor performance

Chelsea defender Marc Cucurella has shared his thoughts about the team’s poor performance in different competitions this season in spite of major changes by the club owners.

We have no excuses - Cucurella speaks on Chelsea's poor performance

Speaking to reporters on Chelsea’s performance this season, the upbeat Spaniard stated that while they have no excuse, he believes now is the time for a fresh start, with a renewed impetus hopefully resulting in a late push for a top four place.

Cucurella said;

“It’s difficult because we’ve had a lot of changes, a lot of new players. I think maybe this season is the time to build a new era. For us I think it’s very important [to] play in the Champions League.

“The first part of the season was not so good, but now we don’t have excuses. We need to train hard, we need to focus on winning games and finishing the league in the top four.”

Cucurella also disclosed that he believes that Chelsea now have the tools to achieve their goals, especially in attack.

We have no excuses - Cucurella speaks on Chelsea's poor performance

He added;

“It’s very important for us because they create a lot of chances, they have the capacity to dribble. It’s difficult to train against them because they are top players, but I think the most important [thing] is they play for Chelsea, for our team, and they need to help the team to win the games.

“Maybe Mudryk, [he] is so fast and has a lot of skills, I think he’s a really, really good player. He has the quality to be, in a few years, a top player in the world. He needs to learn and stay happy in his new club.

“I think it’s good for the team, we need to train well every day, play well every game, and I think this competition is good for the club.

“The responsibility to do the line-up is for the coach and we need to stay ready if you start the game or enter as a sub. I think we need to put everything on the pitch, training hard, playing hard and then it’s our job to stay ready for every minute.”

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