Graham Potter gave Nigerian/Austria-born footballer, Carney Chukwuemeka, his Chelsea debut in the 3-0 win against Wolves.
The young midfielder was introduced in the 86th minute. He won a duel and completed several passes during his time on the pitch.
After the game, the player had a lot to say about the opportunity offered to him. Chukwuemeka signed for Chelsea from Aston Villa during the last summer transfer.
Apparently, Chelsea has a good value for the young talented midfielder, and there is a high expectations on his side as he is seen to be a massive part of the future of the club in the coming years.
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“It feels amazing. I’ve dreamt of playing for the club I’ve supported growing up and for it to come true is a dream come true,” Chukwuemeka said.
“I thank God, all of my teammates, my family, my friends, the gaffer for trusting and believing in me. Just the first of many hopefully.”
“It was top,” he said of the warm reception from Chelsea fans. “They’ve been supporting me ever since I’ve come here. Just to get the reception boosted me as well [when] coming on. Very good.”
Speaking about the new Chelsea manager, Chukwuemeka said: “Before coming on, he told me to express myself, play how I’ve been training and just play with a smile on my face. I think I did that.”