Mateo Kovacic has insisted Chelsea are just as motivated to become club world champions as Brazilian opponents Palmeiras this weekend.
Chelsea staged a thrilling fightback from two goals down to rescue a 2-2 draw against Liverpool despite the absence of the exiled Romelu Lukaku, while Everton crashed to a 3-2 defeat against Brighton as pressure mounted on Rafael Benitez on Sunday.
Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic believes he is working with the perfect manager in Frank Lampard to add the qualities to his game that he is currently missing.
Chelsea moved into the last eight of the FA Cup as they handed Liverpool a second successive defeat, beating the runaway Premier League leaders 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
Mateo Kovacic has challenged Chelsea to ‘wake up’ and take charge of their battle for Champions League qualification.
The Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic tells FourFourTwo that playing for Frank Lampard is far more enjoyable than under his predecessor Maurizio Sarri.
Daniel Wass scored a fortuitous and crucial late equaliser for Valencia to secure a 2-2 draw at home with Chelsea on Wednesday in a thrilling contest, that left Champions League Group H wide open.
Chelsea’s injury crisis appears to have worsened after Mateo Kovacic picked up a knock on international duty with Croatia.
Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic has credited manager Frank Lampard with improving his attacking game.
Chelsea have signed Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic on a five-year deal from LaLiga giants Real Madrid.