Chelsea star Malo Gusto warns he might be ‘s***’ against Liverpool | Football

Malo Gusto impressed in Chelsea’s draw at Man City last week (Picture: Getty)

Chelsea star Malo Gusto has played down his performance at Manchester City and warns he might be ‘s***’ in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final against Liverpool.

Gusto impressed in last week’s 1-1 draw at the Etihad having been tasked with keeping Jeremy Doku quiet.

Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf felt that Blues right-back Gusto was ‘absolutely fantastic’ in the clash against Pep Guardiola’s side.

But Gusto has warned that he may not show the same form at Wembley and is taking any praise he receives with a pinch of salt.

‘It’s nice (to hear), but I don’t really care about this; I just want to become a better person and better player,’ Gusto told The Athletic.

‘The game against Doku, people talk about it, but it’s just one game. Maybe this weekend I could be s*** and the game after, I could be better.

‘I just have to stay focused, to keep (the) good things. I came to Chelsea because I wanted to play against great players.

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Malo Gusto has also hailed Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino (Picture: Getty)

‘The last game was complicated, but it was good for me to learn, to get confidence as well (for the final). It was a good thing for me.

‘I have good cardio, good legs. This is my football. When I was younger, I was the same: running every day.

‘It’s helped the team as well. When your team-mates see someone run a lot, you want to run a lot with him.’

Gusto has also hailed Chelsea head coach Mauricio Pochettino as the Frenchman added: ‘He knows he has to wake up our mentality. To wake up our desire to win everything.

‘He helps us a lot. He has tried to show us the desire to win, to keep fighting against every team.

‘He talks to us a lot about tactics and technique. He is a good person as well. He tries to help us a lot, on and off the pitch. He is a good coach for this young team.’


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