Allardyce admits he’s ‘jealous’ of Tuchel-Chelsea

Sam Allardyce has admitted he’s “very jealous” of how a lot high quality Chelsea has on hand in attacking areas.

Allardyce replaced Slaven Bilic at West Brom in December 2020. He has been unable to tug them away from bother as he has received solely two of his 17 video games in cost.

This way leaves them nineteenth within the Premier League. They’re ten points out of Seventeenth-ranked Newcastle United.


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The Baggies must return to winning methods soon in the event that they need to stay up. They journey to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea on Saturday afternoon.

Talking earlier than that recreation, as quoted by The MetroAllardyce insisted Tuchel has performed a great job since taking over at Chelsea:

“Unbelievable as a result of he did the fitting factor. Start with clear sheets and you then construct from there. He has performed so magnificently.

“That is to not say that Chelsea aren’t very entertaining, due to the standard of the players they’ve on the different end, and clearly I am very jealous of that.”

Allardyce has additionally inspired Conor Gallagher, a Chelsea lad, to stay with West Brom subsequent season:

“If we stay within the Premier League, hopefully he will likely be right here subsequent season not Chelsea. It might be higher to have one other season with us quite than the aggressive dimension of the Chelsea squad.

“He’s studying and the level of growth on the age of 19 has been improved. I’ve seen a superb player since I have been right here and heard how good he was earlier than I got here.

“I believe on daily basis and each recreation he performs within the Premier League he positive aspects extra expertise. While you lose greater than you gain, which you expertise for the primary time, it makes you tougher. Extra decided.

“At such a young age having these disappointments week to week, he can solely stand it in good standing and enhance his career. He has been a superb asset to us.

“He has stored older players out and he’s solely 19 years old. I’ve been impressed by his constant level of performance. ”

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