Gary Neville has discussed Chelsea’s performance this season and has hit out at Kepa Arrizabalaga.
The Manchester United icon recently analysed both Frank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s time in charge this season on the Sky Sports Gary Neville podcast.
Whilst praising both for finishing inside the top four and clinching Champions League football, he has urged the managers not to get complacent.
Should Chelsea keep or sell Kepa this summer?
Lampard will certainly want to push on from his side’s solid finish this season, potentially challenging for the Premier League title next season. Chelsea will field talented new signings Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner in their mission for silverware, but Neville believes other business is needed.
“Kepa is not good enough, he hasn’t demonstrated that he is good enough yet,” the ex-Red Devil told Sky Sports.
Indeed, Kepa has seriously struggled in goal this season, making just 55 saves in the league and keeping eight clean sheets (via Premier League). Shockingly, he has also registered the lowest save percentage out of every goalkeeper to play 20 games or more this term.
These numbers simply aren’t good enough for an exciting side in transition like Chelsea. Increasingly so for a man who currently holds the world record amount for a fee paid for a goalkeeper. The Blues bought Kepa from Athletic Bilbao back in 2018, splurging an unmatched £71million (via BBC Sport).
Lampard and Co have some serious thinking to do over whether the Spaniard deserves another chance or if his time with the club is up.
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