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Cristiano Ronaldo will solve Chelsea striker's problems, says Paul Merson | Football News

In his latest Sky Sports column, Paul Merson explains why Cristiano Ronaldo will be the final piece in Chelsea’s jigsaw puzzle, ponders the altercation between Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte, and Sunday’s 2-2 derby draw as Spurs take the bridge. Explain how you indicated the distance that must be spanned. Top…

Merson: Ronaldo is the antidote to toothless Chelsea

Chelsea stood out against Tottenham on Sunday. He dominated the match from start to finish, but lost three points without a goalscorer or centre-forward.

Despite their dominance, Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris made just one save. It will tell you everything you need to know.

I can’t believe they didn’t or didn’t get Cristiano Ronaldo. He ticks all the boxes Chelsea are missing.

Cristiano Ronaldo is charged with a foul after Manchester United conceded the first goal against Brentford

Playing for Chelsea is not like playing for Manchester United who are working from the middle line. Chelsea are on the edge of the box and dominate the game.

Chelsea have incredible wingbacks and they dominate the football game. It’s scary to think how many goals he could score if they had put the ball in the box for Ronaldo.

Tuchel vs Conte: A line needs to be drawn

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Tottenham’s Hojbjerg’s equalizer sparked a touchline fight between Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte.

These two teams don’t like each other. For Chelsea and Spurs fans, it’s a big football game. And these matches will never let you down. Something always happens and you never get bored.

It doesn’t matter if it boils over, Tuchel and Conte are very passionate managers. But when it comes to facing each other, I don’t buy it.

If you’re going to stand up, why not put up a big fight for charity next week and raise millions of pounds? They won’t and that makes me sick. These managers are safely fighting each other knowing nothing will happen.

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Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte clashed multiple times during a dismal match at Stamford Bridge.

I don’t care about passion, but I do stand out in face-to-face confrontations. The game doesn’t need it.

But what made me laugh was when Tuchel ran down the touchline. Thankfully, Conte had his head down and didn’t notice him.

Merson: Spurs ‘a trillion miles’ away

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Watch Free: Highlights from the 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham in the Premier League.

A draw covered the rift for Tottenham. People were talking about how much it hit back and how they didn’t give up, but the game showed they were hundreds of millions of miles away.

Not disrespecting the Spurs, they have some top players and others on the team. They don’t have an incredible first XI.

Center half Cristian Romero is a good player and, apart from Harry Kane and Son Heung-min up front and perhaps now Dejan Kulusevski, no one else in their squad has played at another Premier League top club. would you

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The Tottenham head coach speaks to Sky Sports ahead of the Premier League clash with Chelsea.

Besides Kane and Son, who do you think will be in Chelsea’s squad on Sunday? I would take goalkeeper Edouard Mendy over Hugo Lloris. A Spurs wingback would not be prioritized over a Chelsea wingback.

But there’s no way to choose Pierre-Emile Houbierg and Rodrigo Bentancourt over N’Golo Kante, Jorginho and Mason Mount. Chelsea never even win the league!

To all those expecting Tottenham to do something this season, answer this: what are they going to do?

If you told the Spurs board of directors that they could win the FA Cup and League Cup this season but could finish fifth in the Premier League, they would say they absolutely have no chance. It’s all about a top 4 finish, as it’s a place that has radically changed.