Graham Potter claims this Chelsea star has never let Chelsea down whenever he plays

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Chelsea boss Graham Potter has claimed Chelsea midfielder Denis Zakaria, on loan from Juventus, has never let Chelsea down whenever he has played for the Blues.

Zakaria was handed his Premier League debut in Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

“Whenever Denis has played he has not let us down,” Potter said.

“Playing in the Champions League against Zagreb, he scored and he showed his quality.

“He’s had to be patient. We had some good options in midfield and you have to remember, we didn’t lose anything for the first few games so it was hard for him to get that opportunity.

“But he’s remained professional and worked really hard and that’s why he got his rewards on Tuesday night with a decent performance and contribution to a win.”