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Petr Cech agrees with Manuel Neuer about Edouard Mendy as Chelsea reach Champions League final

The summer transfer window of 2020 is a period that Chelsea supporters will look back on with a great amount of fondness.

Determined to announce themselves as Premier League title contenders once again, the Blues splashed out more than £220million on seven new recruits, confirming that they meant business ahead of the 2020/21 campaign getting underway.

The signings of Ben Chilwell, Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner were the headline additions. They were the players drafted in to be crowd pleasers. They were the ones expected to be the individuals that would make the biggest difference.

However, it was the addition of a largely unknown goalkeeper, who goes by the name of Edouard Mendy, that has, by all accounts, proven to be the best addition of last summer’s new intake.

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The Senegalese international, who has racked up a whopping 24 clean sheets in all competitions this term, has been nothing short of outstanding between the sticks, proving that Chelsea were bang on the money to bide their time in their search for a new goalkeeper to challenge Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Considering the likes of Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak and Andre Onana of Ajax had been linked with moves to Stamford Bridge, you could have understood some Chelsea fans feeling slightly underwhelmed by Mendy’s arrival.

However, the Blues’ decision to sign him has been justified in more ways than one, with his performances and statistics speaking for themselves.

Against Real Madrid on Wednesday evening Mendy was superb, producing two outstanding saves in the first half, the first of which saw him deny Karim Benzema at full stretch. It was a stunning stop and one that proved to be huge in the pattern of the game.

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But as Mason Mount and Werner did the damage at one end, Mendy preserved his clean sheet at the other, taking his tally for the season in the Champions League…

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