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Why Chelsea Youngstar Who Made First Appearance in EPL Is In Best XI Of The Week



Chelsea youngster who made his first appearance in the English Premier League on Saturday is in Premier league best eleven of the week after the game week was concluded last night. Malang Sarr was introduced to the Chelsea lineup on Saturday due to the absence of veteran defenders, Antonio Rudiger, and Thiago Silva. The youngster amazed many with his excellent display during Brentford vs Chelsea clash. He alongside three other Chelsea players made the team of the week.

(Credit: WhoScored)

Many might wonder why a debutant in English Premier League made the best eleven of the week. It’s important to know that only the best performing player for each of the positions makes the team of the week. Malang Sarr was in inspiring form as the Blues beat Brentford 1-0nil on Saturday evening.  He was crucial in Chelsea’s win at the west London stadium.

Sarr was a surprise name on Chelsea’s teamsheet at the Brentford community stadium on Saturday. Even Sarr revealed after the match that he got to know that he is in the starting lineup a few hours before the kickoff.

Despite being a debutant in English Premier League, the 22-year-old defender fitted into the back three seamlessly. Chelsea didn’t feel the absence of the two veteran defenders, Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger.

Sarr revealed after the match that he had been working every day to be in Chelsea starting line up one day. He said that he was very happy when the coach told him that he is in the starting lineup. He went on to display an excellent performance on the pitch and was crucial in Chelsea’s win at Brentford.

Malang Sarr was the best performing player in his position during the gameweek and it’s no surprise that he made the English Premier League team of the week. He was rated 7.95 and was the best in his position.

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