Simon Jordan is really not impressed by what he’s seen recently from Chelsea’s Mykhailo Mudryk.

Chelsea signed off for the international break with a really disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Nottingham Forest last weekend, which did little to help the reputation of several under-fire players.

Mykhailo Mudryk, who’s yet to start a game this season, endured another frustrating cameo off the bench against Forest.

The 22-year-old winger showed some extremely positive signs during the summer’s pre-season tour, but his Blues career is still yet to really ignite to life since arriving in January.

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TalkSPORT pundit Jordan has ripped into Chelsea’s Mudryk after his latest cameo display. In particular, he referenced a poor first touch that nearly led to a goal against his side.

“The boy that he brought on from Shakhtar Donetsk (Mudryk) showed willingness to get back, but his first touch was appalling. £88million footballer can’t trap a ball and nearly gives a goal away to Forest in the last minute,” Jordan told talkSPORT.

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Mudryk really needs a lucky break to get lift off in his Chelsea spell.

The Chelsea Chronicle has suggested that Mudryk needs to be given a run of starts in the Chelsea line-up after the international break.

It feels like every error he makes is magnified, whether that’s a poor first touch or a bad decision in the final third.

Let’s see if he can come back refocused after the internationals and raring to go.

For certain, Mudryk would benefit from a start or two. Can he do enough on the training pitches to convince head coach Mauricio Pochettino of that, though?

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