Ramires has praised Chelsea trio who are vital to their current side

'Great ability': Ramires praises three Chelsea players who are vital to current side

Ramires has picked out Chelsea’s midfield trio of Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante as players that are vital to their side.

Ex-Blues star Ramires, who enjoyed six brilliant years as a player at Stamford Bridge, has highlighted the trio ahead of the weekend.

Chelsea are currently preparing for Saturday’s showdown against Brazilian side Palmeiras in the Club World Cup final.

German manager Thomas Tuchel is now officially back with the group after his absence, so that should give everyone a major lift for tomorrow.

It was Jorginho and Kovacic who were the starting central midfielders in the semi-final win against Al Hilal before Kante was used from the bench. It’ll be interesting to see which combination of the three midfield stars gets the nod against Palmeiras.

“The strength of this Chelsea, in my view, is the great ability to control their midfield, with Jorginho, Kovacic and Kante,” Ramires told Globo Esporte.

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Dynamite Chelsea midfield

You could make a really compelling argument to say Chelsea have the best selection of central midfielders at club level.

It’s very unique to get three players at the elite standard of Jorginho, Kovacic and Kante, especially when Tuchel’s forced to rotate in the centre of the park at times.

The Chelsea Chronicle predicts it’ll be a Jorginho-Kante mix tomorrow alongside Mason Mount. That would mean leaving out a player in Kovacic that’s playing so well right now, though.

Blues loanee Conor Gallagher is someone that should be looking at this trio knowing that’s the standard he needs to reach to break into the team next season when he returns from his spell with Crystal Palace.

It’s no surprise to hear Ramires loves the Chelsea trio because he’s an all-action midfielder who’s got shades of Kovacic and Kante in his own game.

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Dom is a Chelsea supporter who has worked in online publishing for more than six years. Graduated from Staffordshire University in 2016, he now writes exclusively for The Chelsea Chronicle covering news, analysis and match coverage. He enjoys the dream position of writing about his boyhood club, which seems to be involved in more drama every single day than an episode of The Bill. Aside from his love for Chelsea, he supports and follows the England cricket team. He also fancies himself as the Sunday League version of Michael Essien.