Glenn Hoddle claims he could hear the Chelsea crowd frustrated with Hakim Ziyech during tonight’s Champions League match against Red Bull Salzburg.

Graham Potter kickstarted his reign as the new Blues head coach on Wednesday evening with a 1-1 draw against Salzburg.

Raheem Sterling, who played in a new-look wing-back position, opened the scoring with a superb finish.

However, visitors Salzburg earned a point in the Champions League group stages with an equaliser through Noah Okafor.

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Chelsea crowd frustrated with Ziyech

Hoddle, who was on BT Sport’s co-commentary at Stamford Bridge, says Chelsea’s home crowd were really disgruntled with the performance of Ziyech.

The winger only entered the action in the 82nd minute, but received plenty of the ball as his side tried to press for a winning goal.

Unfortunately, the 29-year-old failed to contribute positively with his touches of the ball, something that received a lot of hate from supporters at the ground.

“He looks like he’s playing in chains here. The crowd have been on his back a little bit here,” Hoddle told BT Sport 3 (9:52pm, 14 September)

“A confident Ziyech puts that in the back of the net, but the crowd seem to be on his back. A couple of crosses, corners he’s made and I think that’s effected him.”

Ziyech’s crossing was wayward during his busy cameo, while he also saw a glorious chance from a close distance saved.

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Ziyech fell out of favour with former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel at the end of his reign, so hopefully the arrival of Potter can be a blank canvas for him.

However, it’s clear that he’s lost the confidence of the fanbase.

There’s definitely huge individual ability when he’s on his A-game, but he does look like someone massively short of confidence right now.

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