Marco Silva has heaped praise on Enzo Fernandez and Moises Caicedo ahead of Chelsea's visit to Craven Cottage on Monday night. The Fulham manager described the duo, who cost the Blues almost £250million, as 'quality' and expects them to enjoy a 'very good fight' in midfield against Harrison Reed and Joao Palhinha.
«Enzo joined in January and Caicedo in the summer as well,» Silva said, as quoted by the Independent. «They’re quality. We are talking about two players they almost spent £250 million on. This speaks about the quality and about how much they wanted them in their squad.
»Plus [Conor] Gallagher in the midfield, they have the quality, the energy, they have the organisation to create a very good fight with our midfield line and I think it will be a very good fight because they have that quality."
While Chelsea have numerous players out due to injury, Pochettino still has a wealth of options to choose from in midfield. One of which being another new signing in Cole Palmer, who impressed on his first start for the club against Brighton on Wednesday night.
When asked if the 21-year-old is in line for another start against Fulham, the Blues boss replied: «Yes, maybe yes. I'm so happy with his performance after only a few weeks with us.
»He was able to perform very well and fit very well in the team. He is a talented player, young talented player but I think he is in my mind to start on Monday."
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