Lyon defender, Emerson Palmieri, has explained why he left Chelsea to bring together Peter Bosz’s side.
Emerson said he decided to leave of absence Chelsea for Lyon because he had no space to characteristic for the Premier League giants under the Blues manager, Thomas Tuchel.
Emerson left Chelsea in the summertime transfer window for the French Ligue 1 side on a season-long loan.
Speaking to Gazetta dello Sport, Emerson revealed why he left westward London.
He said, “I decided to leave of absence Chelsea as I had no space.
“Roberto Mancini [Italy manager] told me: you demand to play, you have to be a starter. OL [Lyon] proposed an interesting projection and I accepted in 2 or 3 days.
“I am really happy with my option.”
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