2012 UEFA Champions League winner, Michael Essien thinks Chelsea can acquire the level of competition this year.
Essien, a member of the Chelsea crew that won the Champions League 9 several years ago.
Although he was an unused substitute in the last in opposition to Bayern Munich, the previous Black Stars midfielder has been amazed with the the latest renaissance at the club following the arrival of Thomas Tuchel.
Even so, the Blues legend has also attributed some credit history to previous teammate Frank Lampard for his role in selling youthful players to the squad.
Just one of individuals is Mason Mount, who was on concentrate on as the English giants secured an spectacular 2- away gain of the first leg quarterfinal game from Porto on Wednesday night time.
“I consider they can win it. If they get the Champions League that would be a terrific accomplishment for the players and the football club,” he instructed talkSPORT.
“I have to be proud of him for what he did simply because I consider he did a pretty excellent work. He introduced a number of youthful gamers by way of so I imagine he did a great job. He did pretty properly,” he included.
“For Tuchel, he came in and is accomplishing a great position at the instant. I think he’s the proper man for the workforce.”
Michael Essien spent 9 a long time at Chelsea, successful the Premier League two times, four FA Cups, and the UEFA Champions League in 2012.
He is at this time aspect of the coaching team of Danish SupaLiga aspect FC Nordsjaelland.