– Edouard Mendy was in great form which helped Chelsea to win the Champions League beating Manchester City
– The Senegal international was honored by his international teammates when he joined them for games
– Mendy is expected to be in action for Senegal in their coming two international friendlies against Zambia and Cape Verde
Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy was given hero welcome by his teammates at the Senegalese national team ahead of their coming two international friendly games.
This is because of how the 29-year-old helped Premier League side Chelsea to win the Champions League last month beating rivals Manchester City in the final.
Mendy made incredible saves in the final against Manchester City as he denied the likes of Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus in a what was a tough match.
Having lost the FA Cup final against Leicester City, Chelsea players were determined to end the season with a prestigious trophy and they did themselves lot of good by beating Man City.
Germany international Kai Havertz scored the only goal that gave Thomas Tuchel their win over Manchester City in the Champions League final.
Goalkeeper Mendy however recorded his name in the history books of football as he is now the first African goalie to win the Champions League.
According to the video posted by reporter Fawaz, Mendy was spotted in joyous mood while being welcomed by his Senegalese national teammates.
Mendy is now expected to be in action for Senegal on Saturday, June 5, in their international friendly match against Zambia.
Senegal will also tackle Cape Verde in another international friendly game on Tuesday, June 8.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel signed a new deal that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until the summer of 2024.
The German-born tactician guided the Blues to their second-ever Champions League glory in the recently concluded season following their 1-0 triumph over Manchester City in an all-English final.
Despite their poor start to the 2020-21 season, Thomas Tuchel was named Frank Lampard’s replacement after signing an 18 months deal.
His arrival turned everything around as they reached the finals of the FA Cup and the Champions League while they crawled back into the top four on the table.
And his performances in the first five months of his reign at the London club have earned him another two years deal and he will be expected to win more titles for them.