Mauricio Pochettino says Mykhailo Mudryk still has much to learn after Chelsea were held to a goalless draw at Bournemouth.
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Chelsea continued their sluggish start to the season on Sunday, leaving the club with just one win in five Premier League games under the Argentine manager.
The Blues boss was unhappy with his full-backs after the game but his forwards must also share some blame, with Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Jackson missing a whole host of good chances.
That said, Mudryk fared better than most of his teammates, particularly in the opening 30 minutes where he created several great opportunities, and he continued to show flashes of brilliance before getting subbed off for Cole Palmer just after the hour mark.
Much was expected of the Ukraine winger after joining Chelsea in January in a deal worth up to £89million, but his time at Stamford Bridge has so far been pretty disastraous.
The 22-year-old is yet to score for the club, and has provided just two assists in 21 appearances, and has never appeared to earn the trust of his managers, namely Graham Potter, Frank Lampard and Pochettino.
Just nine of his 21 appearances have been starts, with the Bournemouth clash his first time in the starting XI under Pochettino, but perhaps that is beginning to change.
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