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BBC Sport pundit raves about ‘quite magnificent' Chelsea FC star

Posted On: 4 Dec 2021   |   Posted By: The Sport Review

Garth Crooks singled out the “quite magnificent” Edouard Mendy for special praise after his man-of-the-match performance helped Chelsea FC to claim a 1-0 win at Brentford on Saturday.
The Blues goalkeeper was in superb form throughout the clash and especially in the second half, when he produced a string of fantastic saves to deny Brentford an equaliser.
Mendy helped Chelsea FC to keep a clean sheet and ensure that Ben Chilwell's strike on the stroke of half-time ended up being the winner for Thomas Tuchel's men.
The victory, Chelsea FC's sixth of the season in the Premier League, moved them back to the top of the table and left them a point clear of Liverpool FC.
Former Tottenham star Crooks was highly impressed by what he saw from Mendy on Saturday night and picked him as the goalkeeper in his Premier League team of the week.
Writing in his column for BBC Sport , Crooks said: “The days when goalkeepers are expected to put their bodies on the line week in week out have long gone. They do their job and go...

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