Paul Canoville had high praise for Chelsea academy product Levi Colwill who he believes will be a ‘better player’ than Andreas Christensen.
The former winger gave some kind words to the Denmark centre-back who is set to leave this club this summer upon the expiration of his contract and looks to be joining Barcelona.
With the club still affected by sanctions imposed by the UK government on Roman Abramovich at present, Chelsea are potentially facing an anxious summer.
Behind the scenes a lot of work is being done to find a new owner, and at the moment, the Ricketts family are one one of the favourites to takeover, despite opposition from the club’s fans.
Alongside Christensen to potentially leave, Antonio Rudiger also hasn’t signed a new deal.
With players allowed to depart, and Chelsea limited on how much money they can spend on a day-to-day basis, the club will be unable to sign any new players.
But those who will be returning from loan spells are able to feature next season.
One such youngster is Colwill, who is currently playing his trade with Championship outfit Huddersfield.
He’s enjoyed a fantastic campaign having started 23 times in the second-tier this season, as the former Premier League side push to make a return to the top flight.
And on Twitter, Canoville was keen to sing his praises after thanking Christensen for the service he’s provided to the club
“Andreas has been superb for our club @ChelseaFC since coming from academy and learning trade on loan,” the 60-year-old wrote.
“European and world champion. Wish him well with Barcelona.
“Levi @levi_colwill is going to be by far the better player! #ImagineNotBeingChelsea”
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