‘There are 6 Chelsea players that can play in that position’ — Rio Ferdinand names position where Chelsea have too many players

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Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has hailed the depth in the Chelsea team, especially in the attacking midfield role.

According to the United legend, Chelsea have up to six quality players that can play in that role.

Ferdinand mentioned Mason Mount as the favoured one for that role, and also Christian Pulisic, Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Callum Hudson-Odoi. According to Ferdinand, all six players are worthy of the starting position.

“They’ve got a really good squad. In the position he (Mount) is playing you’ve got Pulisic, Ziyech, Werner, Havertz, Hudson-Odoi. There are five or six players all worthy of starting so the manager can shift it about,” he said.

Meanwhile, it’s in the central midfield position where Thomas Tuchel will be sweating it out, as the trio of Jorginho, N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic are all out of the team.

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