Fikayo Tomori debuted for Chelsea in yesterday’s UEFA Champions League match against Valencia, and he’s happy even after his team lost.
But during the match Anglo-Nigerian center-back Fikayo Tomori made his Blues debut.
“There are top teams in the Champions League and it is always the fine margins, you know if you switch off for a split second those are the kind of moments that can turn the game. We are disappointed but we still have five games to go and we have to focus on Sunday as well,” Tomori told the club website.
“Obviously, it is the biggest competition in the world and to be playing for Chelsea at the Bridge, to make my debut, it is something I wanted to do, I dreamt of and so I am very proud.”
He concluded: “That’s what football is all about and that is the good thing about being in a big club, having so many games and you can move on from the last one if you ever have a negative result. So definitely, we move on to Sunday.”
The 21-year-old is a product of the Chelsea youth system and debuted with the senior squad in 2016.
But he has been loaned three times in order to try to get an experience: in 2017 to Brighton and Hove Albion, the same year to Hull City, and in 2018 to Derby County.
2005: Joined Chelsea as a seven-year-old.
2016: First team debut.
2016: Academy Player of the Year.
2019: First start at Stamford Bridge!
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