Andreas Christensen interview: Chelsea standards and my future | Football News

Defender reveals why he has no plans to leave in exclusive interview; Watch West Ham vs Chelsea on Wednesday from 8pm live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event; kick-Off 8.15pm

Last Updated: 30/06/20 8:51pm

There was no special pat on the back for Andreas Christensen. Any whisper of “great game” was muffled beneath the buzz of the Chelsea dressing room after denying Pep Guardiola’s free-scoring Manchester City.

“That’s kind of just what people expect you to do,” he tells Sky Sports, “and that’s what I expect from myself every game.”

It’s a measure of the urgency behind the man, now 24 and one of Chelsea’s longest-serving players, that he directs the conversation away from his stand-out stats and onto West Ham on Wednesday, live on Sky Sports.

93 per cent passing accuracy Four out of four successful tackles Two successful dribbles out of defence

After starting in back-to-back Premier League wins against Aston Villa and Man City following the restart, a hip problem kept him out of the FA Cup quarter-final win over Leicester on Sunday – but he declares himself “fit and ready to play” at the London Stadium.

I know I had a great game and that’s the level I want to be at every time.

Andreas Christensen

Christensen is eager to move through the gears after a stop-start Chelsea career that saw him spend two years on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach, championed by…