Chelsea loanee Joao Felix has claimed that he is a massive fan of Napoli winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.

He told ‘The Residency’ that he is a big fan of the skills that the Georgian has, amid the Blues being linked with signing him.

It has been a remarkable breakout season for Kvaratskhelia in Serie A, with it being his first campaign in a major league.

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His abilities have been clear to see, and the statistics have backed it up. He has scored 12 goals and assisted 10 in 32 league games this season.

He has formed quite the partnership with fellow attacker Victor Osimhen, who has also not been short of links to the elite sides in Europe.

Chelsea have been arguably the club showing the strongest amount of interest in the striker, as their goalscoring woes have reached an all-time low this season.

Felix praises Kvaratskhelia

However, it is the 22-year-old who has been praised by Felix, as reports begin to swirl about his individual future.

He said: “Top player! Love the skills.”

The Portugal international has certainly divided opinion at Stamford Bridge since he came in on loan back in January.

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This up and down spell could perhaps have been seen coming following his debut, where he impressed greatly before being sent off early in the second half.

Reports have claimed that there are plenty of representatives at the club who hope he can be kept for next season, whether that be via a permanent deal or another loan.

This has not been met by too much popularity in the fanbase, with supporters questioning whether his output warrants him being kept for next year ahead of someone like Mason Mount, who looks set to leave this summer.

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