Marcos Alonso has come out to clear the air on Kepa Vs Rudiger fight as nothing new which he describe what really went down between the two players in training.
Tensions appeared to be running high among the squad after the Chelsea shock 5-2 home defeat to West Brom on Saturday at Stamford Bridge which following with Thiago Silva’s sending off.
In a training session the day after the defeat to West Brom, Kepa confronted Rudiger (Kepa Vs Rudiger) when he received a late tackle from the defender who was sent away following his reaction.
Marcos Alonso have played down the event that went down as his side prepares for Porto match on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League quarter final encounter set to go down.
They will be hoping to put all their problems behind and do everything possible to get a win in their next encounter with Thomas Tuchel job on the line ahead of next season.
Here Is What Marcos Alonso Said About Kepa Vs Rudiger Bust-Up
He told beIN SPORTS: “These are things that happen. It shows there is a level of competition in the team, the hunger.
“We saw it on the training [ground] and it’s good for the team. Even before training finished, it was all good (Kepa Vs Rudiger).
“It’s nothing new. It’s always happened. It will still happen.
“The thing we need to take is the positives and move on and get ready for the next game.”
He Added Saying About Kepa Vs Rudiger
“Once or twice a week, it’s normal. Especially every Sunday.
“When players aren’t in the starting line-up on a Saturday, normally you train on a Sunday and no one’s happy. No one’s happy to be in on a Sunday, no one’s happy that they’re not playing.
“Sometimes players are going to be angry, shoving each other and it happens a lot.” (Kepa Vs Rudiger).
Following the defeat, Chelsea now have a huge task to face with Liverpool, Tottenham, Everton breathing down their neck and West Ham United currently on top fourth with one point above the Blues.