Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has signed Actual Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham and striker Vinicius Jr. chosen as future Ballon d’Or winners.
Bellingham and Vinicius are two of probably the most gifted younger gamers within the recreation proper now. The previous joined forces with Vinicius this season after becoming a member of from Borussia Dortmund for 103 million euros.
Each have turn out to be key gamers in Carlo Ancelotti’s group. Vinicius has scored simply thrice in competitions this season, however offered each assists within the group’s 2-1 UEFA Champions League win at SC Braga. In the meantime, Bellingham scored eleven objectives and three assists in twelve league video games.
Drogba admitted the duo have Ballon d’Or potential and mentioned (in accordance with Madrid Xtra) that Bellingham and Vinicius are possible future winners of the distinguished award.
Due to the performances of Bellingham and Vinicius are on the entranceLos Blancos on the prime of the checklist after ten La Liga matches. In addition they prime their Champions League group with three wins out of three.
How have Chelsea and Actual Madrid performed this season?
Actual Madrid and Chelsea have made contrasting begins to their respective 2023/24 seasons. Whereas Los Blancos have misplaced simply as soon as in all competitions, the Blues have gained simply thrice in 9 league video games.
Carlo Ancelotti’s solely defeat this season got here at Atletico Madrid, the place they went down 3-1. Their solely different lack of factors this season was a 1-1 league draw in opposition to Sevilla final weekend, having gained 11 occasions in competitions.
Examine that to the Blues, who invested virtually £450 million this summer time, solely to get off to a stuttering begin. With only one win within the first six video games, Mauricio Pochettino’s facet have been nearer to the relegation zone than the highest 4.
Nevertheless, a revival in fortunes has not too long ago seen the facet go 4 video games unbeaten, together with thrice within the league. Final weekend they drew 2-2 at house within the Premier League in opposition to Arsenal.
Chelsea led with two objectives within the last 13 minutes, however Declan Rice and Leandro Trossard pressured a share of the spoils for Mikel Arteta’s facet.