Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino is impressed with the decision of Mykhailo Mudryk to make himself available for Ukraine in this summer’s European Under-21 Championship in a bid to recapture his best form in time for next season, according to the Telegraph.
Mudryk has struggled to impressed since joining Chelsea for £88million in January and has spent most of his time on the substitutes’ bench.
It is yet to be confirmed whether or not Mudryk will be part of the Ukraine squad for the tournament that starts on June 21, but Chelsea won’t stop the winger if he is called up.
Despite being in the senior squad, he is also still eligible for the Under-21s for this summer’s tournament in Romania and Georgia, and has made 16 Under-21 appearances in the past.
Meanwhile, according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea are open to loaning Carney Chukwuemeka amid interest from AC Milan but without any buy option as he is considered part of the future project at Chelsea.
Chelsea yet to make a final decision on Chukwuemeka leaving the club on loan until Mauricio Pochettino makes a decision on the youngster.
Romano said: “Chelsea have not changed their stance about Carney Chukwuemeka: no plan to include any buy option clause in case of loan deal as Carney is considered part of the future project.
“Loan is not even guaranteed yet as it depends on Pochettino final choice & more outgoings.”