Former Chelsea goalkeeper Schwarzer names one key attribute Mendy will bring to Chelsea

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According to former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer, a commanding presence in the box is what Chelsea should expect from new signing Edouard Mendy.

Schwarzer claims Chelsea have lacked that since Petr Cech and Thibaut Courtois left the club.

“They’re certainly bringing in a goalkeeper that is commanding of his 18-yard box,” former Chelsea shot-stopper Mark Schwarzer told Sky Sports of Mendy.

“I think that’s something that Chelsea have lacked a little bit particularly since Courtois and Petr Cech left the club, two goalkeepers that more often than not came out and dominated their 18-yard box.

“Kepa’s not been one to carry that on. Mendy’s a big guy, he loves to come out and take crosses, and that itself will alleviate so much pressure for defenders and it’s huge for a team.”

Mendy made 33 appearances across all competitions last term, conceding 31 goals, keeping 13 clean sheets.

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