Reports have shared how Chelsea vice-captain Ben Chilwell reacted to being booed by his own fans following the 0-0 draw with Bournemouth yesterday.

According to Football London, the England international held up his hands to apologise after the travelling supporters made their feelings known to the player.

Chilwell was a surprise omission from the starting XI yesterday as Mauricio Pochettino instead looked to Mykhailo Mudryk to bring the attacking spark on the left-hand-side.

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The Ukraine international had a bright first half, and created a number of chances that the Blues yet again couldn’t take.

There were opportunities for Conor Gallagher, Cole Palmer, Raheem Sterling and Levi Colwill throughout the 90 minutes, as Chelsea yet again struggled in front of goal.

Chilwell apologises to supporters

Pochettino looked to his bench with a few minutes to play, and Chilwell was one of the substitutes brought on as they chased a late winner.

He put in a brilliant cross late on for Nicolas Jackson, but he couldn’t react quick enough to head home.

However, he was a source of frustration for the Chelsea fans who had made the journey, and they made their feelings known after the final whistle had been blown.

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It has now been claimed that the vice-captain stood up to the criticism and took responsibility, holding his hands up to apologise for his part in what has been a poor start to the season.

The Blues sit on just five points from as many games this season, and finding the winning formula is essential soon before they simply fall too far behind the curve.

They have six days to prepare for their next Premier League game, when they take on Aston Villa next Sunday.

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