Mauricio Pochettino admits £89m Chelsea flop needs ‘better understanding’

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By Jamie Spencer Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that Mykhailo Mudryk still has some work to do on his “understanding” of the game before he can become consistently effective in this team. The Blues agreed to pay an initial £62m, potentially rising to £89m with add-ons, to beat Arsenal to Mudryk in January. The Ukrainian winger had seemingly come out of nowhere during the first half of last season when he scored 10 goals in 18 games for Shakhtar Donetsk. But he has so far struggled to justify such a price tag in eight months as a Chelsea player. The 22-year-old is yet to score…

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