Brendan Rodgers insists he’s delighted to see Wesley Fofana starting to thrive at Chelsea following his acrimonious departure from Leicester Metropolis.
The France Beneath-21 worldwide is in line to face his former membership for the primary time since his acrimonious departure in the summertime for the primary time.
Fofana moved to Stamford Bridge in a £75million deal however solely after he issued a strongly worded assertion, through which he criticised Rodgers, and was reportedly able to go on strike to seal his dream switch.
Rodgers insists the defender’s Instagram put up was not the work of a participant who had flourished underneath his tutelage however the act of brokers not working in the most effective curiosity of their shopper.
Fofana, who joined the membership when Thomas Tuchel was nonetheless on the helm, has been restricted to simply eight appearances for his new membership resulting from damage however, having regained full health, is starting to start out on a extra common foundation.
Certainly, it was Fofana’s header that sealed final weekend’s a lot wanted win over Leeds and Rodgers is assured the 22-year-old is destined to change into a agency favorite in west London.
He stated: ‘I’ll be actually happy to see him, he was good for me.
‘He was a younger participant and I perceive the sport, what occurred for him to get out, and the phrases that had been talked about, I do know for a truth weren’t from him
‘Our relationship was robust, we took a younger man out of a workforce who hadn’t performed many video games.
‘He helped us obtain some nice issues right here. He’s a vastly gifted participant and a very good younger man.
‘I watched him the opposite night time taking part in in opposition to Dortmund and you can see him getting again to his degree.
‘He was clearly injured within the early a part of the season. He’ll be a superb participant for Chelsea.’
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