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Chelsea loanee Malang Sarr was part of the Porto team that stopped Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus from progressing to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Sarr joined Chelsea from French club Nice last summer and was immediately loaned out to Porto in Portugal for the season to get some game-time ahead of a return to Stamford Bridge.
The 22-year-old has impressed for Porto, and he’s keen to return to Chelsea next season and become a key player for the club.
“I was training with Chelsea before I got loaned,” Malang Sarr told recently told L’Equipe.
“The loan was part of the plan. I had to be honest with myself, my season ended in March and I wasn’t going to be successful right away with Chelsea.
“It was the perfect solution because I wanted to do a season at a top club like Porto, to be good and then later win a place at Chelsea.”