Chelsea boss Graham Potter has confirmed Mikailo Mudric has the chance to start against the Blues in the Premier League clash with Liverpool on Saturday.
Chelsea beat Arsenal to sign winger Mudrik from Shakhtar Donetsk for €100m (£89m) on January 15.
“He is a young and exciting player. We have to help him adapt to us and Premier League football,” Potter said at his press conference ahead of the Premier League clash with Liverpool.
“He hasn’t played a lot of football lately but has done well in training. So we will have to evaluate him.”
“There is a chance he will make his debut. He could play a role in some parts of the game. We must help him And everyone knows that he is from a different country and a different league. It takes time to adjust.”
“He is a young player with great potential. And at the same time he already has good experience. He’s an exciting player. he practiced well and very happy to be here He is looking forward to his career here. And I’m excited to get started.”