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Mykhailo Mudryk claims ‘London is blue’ & reveals joking about Arsenal with Oleksandr Zinchenko

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Chelsea winger Mykhailo Mudryk has boldly claimed the Blues rule London.

The Ukraine worldwide accomplished a sensational change to Stamford Bridge through the January switch window for a payment that would attain €100m.

Regardless of heading to Chelsea, Mudryk had lengthy been linked with a transfer to Arsenal. The 22-year-old made clear his want to affix the Gunners, whereas he regularly dropped hints on social media suggesting his coronary heart lied on the Emirates Stadium.

However Arsenal’s provide to Shakhtar Donetsk was blown out of the water by Chelsea’s. Mudryk has performed seven occasions for the Blues since his winter switch, however is but to attain and has solely registered one help.


In an interview with Sky Sports activities forward of Ukraine’s Euro 2024 qualifier with England on Sunday, Mudryk revealed worldwide teammate and Arsenal star Oleksandr Zinchenko has been serving to him alter to life in London.

“He helped me so much. I like him a lot. We regularly joke about Arsenal, Chelsea and what color London is,” Mudryk stated.

“However I like this man, he’s a really humorous and really sort man. We spend time all the time [together] in a optimistic approach.”

When pressed for a solution on what color London is, Mudryk merely replied: “Blue.”

It’s common data that Mudryk was certainly one of Arsenal’s main targets for the winter switch window and that the Ukrainian was intent on signing with the Gunners.

90min reported again in January Mudryk had made clear to Shakhtar Donetsk officers he wished them to just accept a suggestion from Arsenal.

Shakhtar had been holding out for a payment in extra of €70m and repeatedly pointed to the €95m paid by Manchester United to Ajax for Antony because the market price for a promising winger.

Ultimately, Chelsea despatched a delegation staff to Shakhtar’s mid-season coaching camp to thrash out a deal from underneath Arsenal’s noses, finishing the signing of Mudryk halfway by means of the window.

Arsenal then turned to Brighton ahead Leandro Trossard, who has since turn into a key member of the Gunners’ assault.


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