Chelsea star booed and told to 'f*** off' by furious fans after 0-0 draw at Bournemouth | The Sun
19th September 2023

FURIOUS Chelsea fans appeared to boo Ben Chilwell following the club's goalless draw at Bournemouth.

The Blues were held away from home to take their point tally to just five from as many matches this season.

Chilwell was captured waving and thanking the away support but it was met with boos and even one fan shouting "f*** off".

Although one matchgoer was quick to argue that the frustration was being aimed at the team's performance and not Chilwell individually.

He tweeted: "They weren’t booing Chilwell, they were booing the performance.

"It was frustrating to watch, it was disappointed to watch, and it’s annoying to watch players turning out that kind of performance trudging off not looking arsed. It’s happened to every club at some point."


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It has proven a difficult start in West London for former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino.

And he pointed towards their injury list in response to fans' frustration following more dropped points.

Pochettino said: "I think the fans know if you invest the type of money, there is expectation.

"What I can tell the fans is the circumstance, I cannot change the reality. With all of the squad fit we can compete, we don't have all of the squad available, what can we do?

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"For me, nothing to say, the fans can do this. Twelve injured today, three of four youngs guys, two keepers on the bench, I am going to cry, I am going to complain, to who? I have to accept this.

"That is the circumstance and we need to accept. We have our opinion, our reality.

"I think we are doing good things, more than people can expect but I told you before the season, Chelsea is about the win. young players need to feel what it means to be a Chelsea player.

"I can understand emotion, football is about emotion. The fans will help the team win. What can I do? If you said to me today we had all of our players and maybe we cannot win this game.

"Maybe I can tell you yes, we need to think in a different way but with the circumstance we cannot lie to people.

"This squad is new, we need to understand and feel what it is to be player of Chelsea. If you don't win it's normal you find different excuses."

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