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Glenn Hoddle reveals Mateo Kovacic’s biggest problem at Chelsea



Glenn Hoddle is not impressed with Mateo Kovacic (Picture: Getty Images)
Glenn Hoddle believes Mateo Kovacic does not fit into the midfield system Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is trying to implement.
Kovacic has made 40 appearances for the Blues since arriving on loan from Real Madrid in the summer, but has failed to catch the eye on a regular basis.
Hoddle raises major doubts over Loftus-Cheek and Hudson-Odoi
The Croatia international has not scored a single goal in those 40 appearances and Hoddle believes it is this lack of attacking thrust that is holding him back.
‘I think he’s a better option than Jorginho in there but I think he would struggle with a No.10 in there like Jorginho would,’ said the 61-year-old.
Kovacic has not made a huge impact at Chelsea (Picture: Getty Images) ‘But for me it’s a no-brainer – they’ve got the best holding midfielder in the world in Kante and he’s trying to put him somewhere more attacking.
‘He will not score goals in that position, he might score one or two, but if you’re a No.8 you’ve got to score goals and really create.
‘He’s the best holding player, it’s like having two players in there.
Glenn Hoddle (Picture: Getty Images)
‘He [Sarri] wants to play the three with a triangle in midfield so you’ve got an option of two going into the box.
‘Loftus-Cheek is tailor-made for that position, even Barkley.
‘Whereas when Kovacic plays i...
source: metro-chelsea
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