Willy Caballero says he has a great relationship with Kepa Arrizabalaga and that he wants the Spaniard to continue at Chelsea.
Talks of Kepa Arrizabalaga’s potential exit from Chelsea have intensified in the past few weeks.
Following a disappointing 5-3 defeat to Liverpool, Frank Lampard decided to drop Kepa from the starting XI in the final matchday against Wolves.
This gave rise to the speculations that Lampard has totally lost faith in the Spanish shot-stopper and is looking to replace him this summer. Reportedly, the names in Lamard’s wishlist are Ajax’s Andre Onana, FC Barcelona’s Marc Andre ter Stegen, and Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak.
But Willy Caballero, who was between the sticks in his side’s final Premier League matchday, backs transfer rumors concerning Arrizabalaga to die down.
“Of course I hope he stays. He is still the No.1 goalkeeper for Spain, and is a great goalkeeper,” Caballero told Express.
“We have a great relationship – first of all, because we speak the same language. We work together well in training.
“It was the second time that Frank left him out, but in terms of our relationship, he has been very good. He has shown me and all of us a great face, even in the worst moments for him. That is so professional from him.”