Pundit Frank Leboeuf has claimed that Joao Felix has been Chelsea’s most dangerous and entertaining player since he joined the club.

He told ESPN that the 23-year-old has delivered consistently since making the move to Stamford Bridge back in January as part of a major mid-season rebuild.

Despite getting off on the wrong foot with a red card on his debut, he has been a ever-present in the side ever since he returned from suspension.

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He found the net for the first time at Stamford Bridge at the weekend, although his strike against Everton wasn’t enough to get the Blues all three points.

Similar defensive issues plagued Graham Potter’s side late on, leaving them unable to make it four wins in a row in all competitions.

Leboeuff has not been short of praise for the Portugal international, claiming he is as much of an entertainer as he is an effective asset in attack.

Leboeuf praises Felix

He said: “Joao Felix is a great player. I think he’s the most dangerous player, the most entertaining player, the most artistic player at Chelsea right now. He’s been pretty consistent too, almost every game he creates something.”

In the new system deployed by Potter, Felix has operated off Kai Havertz, who himself is not really playing as a traditional number nine.

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However, this role is allowing the 23-year-old to flourish as the main source of creating attacks, often starting deep to bring the ball and therefore the team forward.

While he is currently only on loan with the Blues, there have reportedly already been initial efforts to bring him to the club on a permanent basis.

Given the impact he has already had at Stamford Bridge, it would make sense to try and bring him in to continue to build relationships with fellow first teamers.

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