Chelsea media round-up: Fiorentina coach suggests only one player quicker than Salah

A round up of news stories this morning related to Chelsea.

Vincenzo Montella has been quoted by Goal suggesting that Lionel Messi is the only player quicker in possession than Chelsea owned Mohamad Salah.

Salah is currently playing for Montella on loan at Fiorentina, where he moved as part of the deal for Juan Cuadrado.

It would seem that he’s made quite a substantial positive impression on his new manager.

“We knew the superb characteristics of the player, but we did not expect him to have such an impact on Italian football. Perhaps only Messi is faster than him with the ball,” he said.

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma has been rewarded for his form with Chelsea by being called up to the French national squad, as reported by the Daily Mail.

The young centre back has been in good form for the Blues this season, playing well alongside John Terry in the back four.

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has collectively slammed Chelsea as part of the British sides to disappoint in Europe this season.

The Blues recently went out of the Champions League at the hands of French side Paris Saint-Germain.

Carragher has been left frustrated by the standard of defending in the last couple of weeks.

“Bad couple of weeks in Europe for our league 3 in Cl & Everton in the Europa. Out of the 8 games there was 1 clean sheet kept. Shocking!!” he said on Twitter.

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