Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Football Reporting
Football Reporting

Bundesliga

Chelsea’s Marc Cucurella refuses to cut his locks after Cristian Romero’s hair grab



Marc Cucurella may have found himself on the Stamford Bridge turf after a painful tug of his hair by Tottenham Hotspur’s Cristian Romero over the weekend, but the Chelsea defender said on Wednesday that he has no plans to get a haircut.

Cucurella had his long locks pulled by Romero shortly before Harry Kane levelled the Premier League match in stoppage time in the 2-2 draw, leading to a furious Thomas Tuchel saying referee Anthony Taylor should not officiate Chelsea’s matches in the future.

– Olley: Conte, Tuchel start latest installment of ‘Battle at the Bridge’
– ESPN+ viewers’ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more

When asked if he would ever get a haircut to avoid a similar fate in the future, Cucurella grinned and told reporters: “No, no, never! This is my style.”

Cucurella, however, said that Romero’s pull was a clear red card.

“For me it was clear and the video was clear, sometimes referees make good decisions and sometimes they don’t, but this is not my problem. I am focused on the game,” he added.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

“I saw in the stadium they were checking for a red card and for me it was very clear, but this is football. In this game it was an error, in another game the referee would take a good decision.

“I have no problem with him [Romero], it was only one action in the game. But maybe it was an important action because it’s possible to change the final result.”

Cucurella signed for Chelsea in a reported £62 million deal in the close season from Brighton & Hove Albion and the Spaniard conceded it was “a lot of money and a big responsibility” for him.

“I’m very happy to be here,” he said. “[Chelsea owner] Todd [Boehly] and the gaffer were so interested in me coming here. I need to work hard, adapt to the team and have this will to win and play good for the club.”



Source link

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

AC Milan

AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud has said that it is a pleasure to return to Chelsea but he is there to do well with...

AC Milan

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli has said that Rafael Leao is doing very well with the Rossoneri amid the rumoured transfer interest from Chelsea....

AC Milan

Former AC Milan defender Massimo Oddo has said that AC Milan are a ‘real team’ and that is what can make up for the...

Bayern Munich

Bayer Leverkusen have fired coach Gerardo Seoane and replaced with him with Xabi Alonso. The Bundesliga club said Wednesday that they had “parted ways”...