Lavia’s harm verdict solely additional provides to Chelsea’s health woes, having already misplaced captain Reece James, Christopher Nkunku and Carney Chukwuemeka this season, whereas Wesley Fofana, Armando Broja and Benoit Badiashile have been long-term absentees.
Pochettino should wait to implement Lavia alongside the likes of Enzo Fernandez and Moises Caicedo in a midfield that will price near £300m in complete, although is clearly an enormous fan of Lavia and was ready to spend £58m to gazump Liverpool.
“I believe everyone knows him, his high quality, his profile. He’s the proper participant for this challenge,” Pochettino stated after Lavia was introduced as a Chelsea participant. “We’re excited and so glad so as to add him within the squad.”
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