Cucurella Steps Up Personal Development After Recent Backlash From Chelsea Fans, Video

Cucurella Steps Up Personal Development After Recent Backlash From Chelsea Fans, Video

  • Marc Cucurella is yet to replicate the form that made Chelsea purchase him from Brighton
  • He has seen the other side to Blues fans recently after being slammed for his 'nonchalance'
  • The Spaniard has now stepped up his personal development away from the team training

Chelsea have been Brighton's biggest financial benefactor in the past months, having signed left-back Marc Cucurella for £55-million, which could rise to to £62-mil with add-ons.

The Blues also £16-mil for the Seagulls' coaching staff.

Cucurella is yet to replicate the form that made Chelsea splash the cash on him and the club fans have been at his neck over his disappointing performances.

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Marc Cucurella is training on his own to improve his Chelsea performances. Photo by James Williamson.
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This has pushed the player into personal development apart from team training, as he seeks to improve his physical fitness and technical abilities, after yet another quiet performance against Liverpool, as noted by Real Chelsea Fans.

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Cucurella improving ball control skills

According to a video shared on TikTok by Pro Direct Soccer and re-shared by the defender on his Instagram story, he was seen undertaking ball control practice.

This involves the ball being shot to him from a long distance, with Cucurella having to control it.

He also showed his funny side by celebrating wildly after one control, as well as controlling one with his backside to peals of laughter from the defender and his trainer.

Cucurella slammed for lewd training

The former Barcelona player may be making efforts to improve himself, but one of his techniques was not well received by the Blues faithful.

As reported by Sports Brief, fans slammed Cucurella for lewd techniques at the personal training centre of Athletes Edge, owned by James Ralph.

He was videoed tying a weight around his waist and moving it like a pendulum with his hips, which left the fans unimpressed.

Potter defends Cucurella's recent form

Sports Brief earlier reported that Chelsea head coach,Graham Potter defended Cucurella's recent form, claiming the defender had personal family issues off the pitch.

He had also defended the out-of-form player's recent look, claiming the former Brighton man had lost five kilograms of body weight after being in hospital.

The two worked together at the Seagulls last season, with Cucurella winning the club's player of the year before both player and coach moved to Chelsea.

Source: Sports Brief News