Juventus Star Names Premier League Club as The Best Team in Europe Right Now

Juventus Star Names Premier League Club as The Best Team in Europe Right Now

  • Wojciech Szczesny has claimed that only Chelsea plays better than any team in Europe at the moment
  • The Blues demolished Szczesny's Juve 4-0 in their Champions League tie to book a place in the last 16
  • The west Londoners are currently the reigning European champions and will be looking to defend the crown this season

Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has claimed Chelsea are the best team in Europe right now.

Wojciech Szczesny of Juventus embraces Edouard Mendy of Chelsea at full-time after the UEFA Champions League group H match between Chelsea FC and Juventus at Stamford Bridge on November 23, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
According to the former Arsenal goalkeeper, the west Londoners made Juve look like a "middle-class" team during their recent Champions League meeting. Photo: Getty Images.
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Szczesny made the claim after the Blues demolished the Italian giants 4-0 in the Champions League on the night of Tuesday, November 23.

The emphatic result earned Chelsea a place in the knockout round of the European competition as they look to defend the title they won last season.

While Man City and Bayern Munich have been earmarked as early favourites to conquer Europe this season, Szczesny believes Chelsea are the team to beat.

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According to the former Arsenal goalkeeper, the west Londoners made Juve look like a "middle-class" team during their recent meeting.

"Yes, only their team (Chelsea) plays even better, because at the moment I think they are the best team in Europe," Szczesny told Polsat Sport.
"You have to congratulate them and try, maybe not in the near future, but try to catch up with them," he added.

Juve, just like Chelsea are also through to the knockout phase of the Champions League as they are currently with 12 points - on level with the Blues with only a match left to play.

The Italian side have won four of their last five fixtures in Group H - a pool that includes Zenit St. Petersburg and Swedish giants, Malmo.

Joe Cole praises Reece James for 5-star performance against Juventus

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Joe Cole has been waxing lyrical on Reece James' performance against Juventus in the Champions League, Daily Mail, Express UK.

The Chelsea wing-back scored the Blues second goal in emphatic fashion after bringing the ball down with his chest before firing home the ball past Wojciech Szczesny into the back of the net.

And Blues legend Cole has described the 21-year-old as an absolute 'machine' after witnessing his 'strength, athleticism and technical ability.

Van de Beek celebrates with Sancho first Man United goal of the season

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Donny Van de Beek was spotted having a laugh with Jadon Sancho shortly after the final whistle of the game between Man United and Villarreal, Sport Bible, Twitter.

The Premier League side booked their spot in the Round of 16 following a 2-0 win over the Yellow Submarines at the Estadio de Ceramica.

Donny Van de Beek was spotted having a laugh with Jadon Sancho shortly after the final whistle of the game between Man United and Villarreal, Sport Bible, Twitter.

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