Marcos Alonso is now the favorite left-back of Thomas Tuchel since his arrival in Chelsea.
was left out ofChelsea
's squad in Lampard's era especially after the arrival ofBen Chilwell
. The left-back was the third option for Frank Lampard as he preferred to use Emerson Palmieri and Chilwell instead of the Spaniard left-back.
His father says that Marcos Alonso stayed positive in Lampard's time and now he is getting his reward after the arrival of Tuchel.
“This is football. It is very difficult for everything to go well for you for so long,"
Marcos Alonso Sr toldGoal
while discussing his son's struggles in the first half of the season.
"He has been a professional for 10 years and these things happen. From all this, you have to learn. And he has learned.
"The important thing is that, even without playing, Marcos kept working, training and doing what he had to. And, when another coach has come in and has trusted him, these are the results."