Former Chelsea defender thinks Chelsea’s defence trusts Caballero more than Kepa

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Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has been in the news since he was dropped by Chelsea boss Frank Lampard for the game against Leicester City.

Kepa has made too many mistakes this season, prompting Chelsea boss Frank Lampard to drop him to the bench for the crucial game against Leicester City just before the winter break.

Former Chelsea defender Frank Sinclair has hailed the manager’s decision to drop Kepa and also claimed that the Chelsea defence tend to trust Caballero more than Kepa.

“Without knowing what happens in the building, in and around the training ground, it’s difficult to comment on the way that Frank has handled the Kepa situation,” Sinclair told GentingBet.

“I don’t know what his attitude’s been like, and it could be something that’s been ongoing that nobody knows about.

“But if you are looking at performances, then you can see why Frank has rested him and taken the pressure off of him. You’ve got to realise, there is a massive price tag for Kepa but he’s a very young man still learning his trade himself, but he’s learning his trade on the biggest platform.

“Willy Caballero’s always been reliable whenever he has stepped in. I noticed a little bit more confidence in Chelsea’s defence with Caballero behind him with his experience, so on a performance level, I am not surprised by Frank’s decision.”

Chelsea have been linked with a move for Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana, with reports claiming that the 23-year-old will join Chelsea at the end of the season.

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