Chelsea star Marc Cucurella has confessed training has been tough under Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino.
Cucurella said as quoted by Evening Standard: “For sure, the first weeks were not easy! We worked a lot and ran a lot.
“We had double sessions on a lot of days. At the time, I was not happy but now when I think [about it] I see I spent a good time. You see your team mates suffer and have pain but it helps create good relationships and it moves onto the pitch.
“I think this is important because the Premier League is very hard and we need to improve physically. We need to improve our physicality.
“If you don’t have this then it is impossible to win at this level. We obviously have the quality to play but I didn’t think last season we had the same level. We tried to do our best but we didn’t arrive at the best level. The most important thing and first step is to stay fit and then start to play well.”