Benoit Badiashile feels fellow Chelsea newcomer Mykhailo Mudryk has the abilities to reach the highest summits of the sport.

Speaking to Capital Football, Badiashile predicted a potentially glittering career for the young Ukrainian, as the pair embark on the journey at Stamford Bridge together.

Both the Frenchman and Mudryk certainly now have the platform to propel them to dizzying heights following their transfers to South West London.

Badiashile moved from Monaco at the start of the month, and was followed nine days later by Mudryk.

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The 22-year-old was unveiled to the home crowd during the Premier League tie with Crystal Palace, at the same time the club officially announced his arrival on social media.

He made his first appearance for Chelsea in the subsequent fixture, the 0-0 draw with Liverpool.

Mudryk could be a marvel for Chelsea

Although he only played just under a half at Anfield, Mudryk demonstrated enough to suggest he could be the electric signing the Blues have been waiting for.

Supporters might be able to witness the forward’s talents in full next week against Fulham.

Until then, they can only imagine what is to come further down the line from the attacker.

According to Badiashile, the Chelsea faithful might have much to cheer about watching Mudryk.

“He’s a terrific player but only the future will tell us if he can turn into a big star. But for sure he has the talent to become just that,” said the defender.

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Badiashile hasn’t done too badly himself since leaving his station in France.

Graham Potter has started the centre-back in the last two games, yielding a pair of clean sheets in this mini-run.

With the 21-year-old in defence, and Mudryk up top, Potter may have fallen upon a combination for the ages.

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