Paul Merson is unconvinced by Chelsea’s summer season switch enterprise and believes the Blues ought to’ve signed Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City forward of Arsenal.
Jesus made the change from the Etihad to the Emirates as he reunited with former coach Mikel Arteta.
The Brazil worldwide has impressed in pre-season for the Gunners, scoring the opener in a convincing 4-Zero victory over Chelsea within the USA.
In the meantime, the Blues have been quiet when it comes to their switch enterprise compared to their rivals this summer season.
Tuchel misplaced defenders Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen, with solely Kalidou Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling becoming a member of the membership to this point.
Arsenal legend Merson thinks the Blues ought to’ve gone in for Jesus and predicts the striker might even rating extra objectives than Man Metropolis’s prolific summer season signing Erling Haaland.
‘I used to be at Chelsea vs Arsenal the opposite day in Florida and Chelsea must pull up some timber to catch Metropolis and Liverpool,’ Merson instructed the Daily Star.
‘It’s plain to see they will’t play a again 4. I’m going loads and each time they play it you would possibly as effectively go dwelling. It’s that excessive.
‘I additionally don’t like Chelsea’s enterprise, it’s been gradual and will come again to hang-out them. It’s why Thomas Tuchel is getting so annoyed.
‘You have a look at the opposite facet and Arsenal had Gabriel Jesus and also you’re scratching your head. How did Arsenal get him?
‘The child is an out-and-out centre-forward, he could even outscore Haaland. He was unbelievable the opposite day, why didn’t Chelsea take a look?
‘After I was strolling out of the bottom, followers had been saying ‘it hasn’t began correctly but, wait till the season begins’ however not what I watched, that was alarming.’
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