A lot of theories has been put forward as to why Chelsea’s last season was such a disaster.
The “palpable discord” between Mourinho and the players theory, Mourinho aiming for the Man United job, Eva Carneiro scandal etc. etc. But, if one thing’s for sure, it’s that our players were never fit enough to compete in the Premier League!
If I can remember correctly, Diego Costa came back overweight, Eden Hazard always had a few extra kilos which possibly resulted in his frequent injuries and aside from maybe Willian, the whole team was under cooked to start the title defense.
Antonio Conte, with his physically demanding football, has already changed that habit. The banning of sauces, pizzas, frizzy drinks; the double sessions, a lot of running etc. etc. has been added to the mix and John Obi Mikel thinks that this is only going to help us in the long run:
Learn what Mikel said on next page.