Chelsea suffered defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday evening and Blues target Declan Rice commented on Twitter about a controversial refereeing display.
The Blues were beaten 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday despite in-form attacker Christian Pulisic opening the scoring early in the contest with his chipped goal.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice for Arsenal in response, once from the penalty spot and another with a lifted finish inside the box.
Frank Lampard’s side missed out on domestic silverware, but weren’t helped by injuries to Cesar Azpilicueta, Pulisic and substitute Pedro.
There was also some controversial decisions made by official Anthony Taylor, including the moment Blues midfielder Mateo Kovacic was sent off for a second yellow card.
Kovacic, who had been a standout player for Chelsea, was dismissed in the 73rd minute for a challenge on Granit Xhaka, but replays showed there was minimal contact and the Arsenal man in fact initiated the contact.
West Ham midfielder Rice weighed in with his opinion on Twitter.
Some of the decisions in this game today…
— Declan Rice (@_DeclanRice) August 1, 2020
Rice, 21, has been linked with a potential move to Chelsea in this summer’s transfer window and is best friends with Mason.
The Guardian has claimed that Rice is on the Blues transfer shortlist and that he could cost as much as £65million.