CHELSEA loanee Levi Colwill forgot he was nonetheless a Blues participant after serving to Brighton clinch Europa League soccer.
The centre-back, 20, joined the Seagulls on mortgage at first of the season and has thrived below Roberto De Zerbi.
However he’s set to return to Stamford Bridge on the finish of the season – the place European soccer won’t be on provide as Chelsea have succumbed to a backside half end within the Premier League desk.
Nevertheless, Colwill, who has been linked with a transfer to Manchester Metropolis or Liverpool, needed to be reminded he can be returning to the Blues when chatting with The Athletic.
“I forgot for a minute,” he stated after remembering he was heading again to Chelsea within the coming months.
It goes to indicate simply how a lot he has loved his time on the South Coast – the place he has made 23 appearances in all competitions.
And he couldn’t communicate extra glowingly concerning the set-up on the Amex.
He added: “Wonderful. When Roberto got here in [last September], he simply modified issues.
“His mentality as a supervisor is world class and he’s undoubtedly going to be probably the greatest managers on the earth — if he’s not already.
“That’s what you want at a membership like this, that’s what it is advisable to take us to the following stage. I by no means realised how good the gamers are and he’s are available in and taking part in the fashion — oh, it’s wonderful.
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“It matches everybody within the altering room. That’s why they’re all taking part in outrageous soccer.”
De Zerbi has admitted he want to work with Colwill for an additional “two, three, 4 years”.
However Chelsea are anticipated to recall him on the finish of the season, with Blues followers buzzing to see what he can do in West London.
On social media, one stated: “Make him a bloody starter subsequent season!!”
One other added: “We’d like him. I can see the star potential in him. Let him compete with Badiashile and see how he fares.”
And a 3rd replied: “Play him and provides him a bumper contract.”
Colwill’s cope with Chelsea runs till 2025.