Trevoh Chalobah reveals Chelsea duo who has helped him to grow in defensive role

Trevoh Chalobah has revealed the extent of the influence of Thiago Silva and Kalidou Koulibaly which has helped him play central centre-back for Chelsea.

Chalobah was selected by Graham Potter to play in the middle of the defence on Wednesday night against Brentford in the Premier League

Chelsea had to settle for a 0-0 draw at the Gtech Community Stadium but there were plenty of positives for the visitors

Including the defensive record as well as Chalobah’s own performance.

With Thiago Silva being rested and five changes being made from the 2-0 win over Aston Villa

Chalobah was joined alongside Kalidou Koulibaly and Cesar Azpilicueta in defence.

Chalobah’s positive performance was labelled as a ‘soldier’ by Potter at full-time, who was full of praise for the Englishman’s display in the capital.

“He’s come in and hasn’t let us down,” Potter told Amazon Prime. “Again, he gives everything.

“ A tough evening for him with the centre-forwards Brentford have.

“Different test, but stood up to it well. A soldier.”

Chalobah was pleased with his own performance and admits versatility has helped him.

However, earn a place since Potter’s arrival at Stamford Bridge last month.

“It was good,” Chalobah reflected on the goalless draw. “Learning from Thiago Silva and Koulibaly. It’s good to be versatile and I thought I did well.”

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