Chelsea Defender Hailed As No Ordinary Defender

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BBC pundit Garth Crooks has hailed Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori as a ‘no ordinary defender’ after his performance in the 5-2 victory over Wolves on Saturday at the Molineux.

Tomori opened the scoring with a shot from 35 yards and he was also involved in Tammy Abraham’s first goal.

Former Tottenham forward Crooks hailed Tomori for his confident performance against Wolves.

“What a goal. What’s more, he meant it,” the ex-Tottenham forward wrote in his column for BBC Sport.

“This performance by the Chelsea youngster was outstanding and his goal only tells half the story.

“Playing in a back three, he was amazing. Tomori’s confidence to take the ball into the danger area and provide the assist for Tammy Abraham suggest this lad is no ordinary defender. This is someone I intend keeping my eye on.”

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard also reserved special praise for Tomori after his performance against Wolves.

“Delighted for them all but particularly for Fikayo Tomori,” Lampard said.

“He has worked so hard from where he started to now it’s superb.

“Also Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount – we are trying to give chances to the youngsters and they are scoring, taking their chances and showing us why we should keep putting them in the team.

“They deserve it, they have the quality but they also have a love for the club because they have come through the ranks.”

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