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Chelsea round-up: Christian Atsu dreams of playing for the Blues

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Atsu dream

Christian Atsu might not have been given his shot at breaking into Chelsea’s first-team yet, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t relishing the prospect of earning a chance.

The Ghana international, currently on loan at Bournemouth, has admitted it is his dream to play for the Stamford Bridge outfit, though he also conceded that he had to play well with the Cherries to stand any sort of chance.

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"It's my dream to play for Chelsea. But right now I have to focus on Bournemouth, If I don't play here, there is no way I will get a chance at Chelsea," he said, as per BBC Sport.

"Of course I'm not happy I'm not playing in the Premier League because I came here to play, Going out on loan is very difficult. You have to keep moving and taking your family with you and that is not easy. But that is the life, and you have to accept it.

"I'm settling in well at Bournemouth, everything is step by step but things are good with my life and my family."

Atsu is just one of a host of players sent out on loan by Jose Mourinho, and we have to admit the idea of him breaking into Chelsea’s first-team is a little far-fetched.

Neville's surprise defence

Moving on and the Blues have an unlikely defender in Gary Neville. We say defender, that might be putting him a little above his station, but in any case the Manchester United legend has defended Diego Costa.

The ex-England right-back said the FA were wrong to have given Costa a three game ban - that was handed down for his behaviour during last weekend’s win against Arsenal.

King on Costa

Lastly, Ledley King has somewhat echoed the above comments made by Neville, claiming that Gabriel may have been 'naive' in the way he handled the situation.

King stated that he would have liked to face off against Costa, citing the Spain international’s uniqueness as a player and a presence as a positive element.

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