Chelsea’s technical director Michael Emenalo unveils Baba Rahman
Having undergone a training session, Chelsea’s newest arrival Baba Rahman made his first visit to Cobham today following his transfer from Augsburg. The 21-year old sat down with the official Chelsea website to discuss the move and outline his targets for the campaign.
Hi Baba, welcome to the club. How does it feel to be a Chelsea player?
Thank you very much. I’m very happy to be here and I’m really looking forward to meeting my team-mates and getting started.
What are your first impressions of Cobham?
It’s a fantastic training ground, the facilities are amazing and the pitches are world class. It’s very good here.
Could you explain a little about your playing style?
I’m a left-back and, as a defender, it’s important for me to be strong in the tackle, which I always try to be. I also like to get forward as much as possible and help the team in attack.
As a full-back who likes to get forward, do you think English football will suit your game?
Yes, I think so because In the Premier League there is a heavy emphasis on getting up and down the pitch, which I like to do.
Loving Cobham: Baba raring to go for Chelsea
You attempted more crosses than any other player in the Bundesliga last season. How important is it for a modern full-back to produce quality deliveries from wide areas?
It’s very important because obviously if you can provide crosses from out wide there is a higher chance of providing assists and chances for the team.
Is it true that you can also play as a winger or in midfield?
I can play as a winger but I haven’t played in midfield for a while. I played on the left wing in Germany for Greuther Furth not so long ago and scored two …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper