Struggling Chelsea star gets huge acclaim from rival defender

Morata and Kimmich faced each other during the Spaniard's Juventus time in the Champions League.


Chelsea’s star Summer signing Alvaro Morata as of now may find a hard time in the Premier League, but, the Spanish worldwide has gotten a huge praise from one of Europe’s promising youngster as Bayern Munich’s young defender Joshua Kimmich has named the Chelsea forward as the hardest player he has ever confronted.

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Morata in the Blues colours has scored 10 league goals this season up until this point, but, has been criticized for his current execution with the Blues.

Morata and Kimmich faced each other during the Spaniard’s Juventus stay in a Champions League round of 16 conflicts in 2016 which Bayern evidently wound up winning 6-4 on aggregate.

Kimmich during his Bayern stay has confronted all the best players from Messi, Ronaldo to Neymar however surprisingly the German player now in a current video chat with GOAL, has recommended that he believes Morata during his Juventus time was great and he rates him higher than the various players he has ever confronted.

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“It was very tough to play against him because he has a very strong body, he is very fast and has a good technique,” Kimmich said, answering questions fans posed to him via Goal. “So it wasn’t easy to play against him.”

The 23-year-old right back likewise discussed the present group of promising youths. Despite the fact that he named his Bayern colleague, Kingsley Coman as one of the most sultry young prospects of the world, however, suggested that it was hard to pick only one exceptional name from his age.

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“I think there are a lot of good players,” he said. “Neymar is not that old but he’s not my age. Paul Pogba is two years older than me and Paulo Dybala I think is one year older than me.

“For me, Kingsley Coman is a greater player, but he’s one year younger than me.

“I think we have a good generation with a lot of very good players.”

Kimmich is at present having another great season to his belt and the player has just shown up 20 times in Bundesliga this term as the new manager Jupp Heynckes’s first choice right-full back.