Graham Potter has worked closely with Mykhailo Mudryk since he joined Chelsea mid-season.
Mudryk, 22, signed for the Blues in January and Shakhtar Donetsk could end up receiving as much as £89million for him.
It’s been a bit of a slow start for the rapid attacker, who’s got zero goals and one assist in seven games across all competitions.
However, there is so much to love about the Ukraine international’s game. For instance, the left forward has blistering pace, with teammate Wesley Fofana claiming he’s even quicker than Kylian Mbappe.
Journalist Ben Jacobs has shared an intriguing line about Mudryk’s development at Stamford Bridge.
Apparently, Potter has been working individually with the winger to explain why he’s not always starting games.
The Chelsea head coach has a reputation for being a great man manager, so it’s great to get an insight into what happens behind closed doors at Cobham.
Speaking to GIVEMESPORT, Jacobs said: “What Potter has done very well is appreciate that Mudryk is a different breed of footballer to others at the club and he’s played into his personality, which is ultimately very focused and unique.
“Mudryk is the type of player who wants to arrive early and leave late, he wants to do a lot of gym work, he wants to make instant impacts and sometimes run before he can walk.
“Potter is a great man manager and has made sure he’s taken one-on-one time with Mudryk to explain what the transition to the Premier League is like and to justify times why he’s been left on the bench or out of the squad.”
Mudryk started and impressed in a central role against Leicester City last weekend.
We have guessed in our predicted line-up that he will start again during Saturday’s Premier League game at home to Everton.
It’s very exciting to see what Potter can get out of him in the months ahead.
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