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Hakim Ziyech working to be mentally stronger

Fri 16 April 2021 | 18:16

The Chelsea star talks about the difficulties he had to overcome in the hard situation he was stuck in with Chelsea.

Hakim Ziyech

was expected to become a key player in


when they signed the creative playmaker in the summer transfer window. However, back to back injuries prevented him to make an actual impact on London’s side as he has yet to show his real value for Thomas Tuchel’s side.

The player has spoken about the difficulties he has since his arrival. reflecting on his struggles in Chelsea's 'Unscripted' series, Ziyech said:

"Before I came I had been out for seven months mostly. I came here and started with injuries, so for me it was more that I was already behind everybody physically.

"So the way to work hard and coming back to the physical point where I’m normally at, and then still trying to go one step further, it takes some time. 

"I’m always the type of guy that always believes in myself, I always work hard in training. It’s not always that it comes out in games, but I’m working hard every day on it. I know what I can do and I always trust in myself."

He added:

"It’s always about believing in yourself. Of course you have some points where some things worry you, but you have to be mentally stronger. 

"I’m still learning every day to be mentally stronger. I’m always thinking that things happen for a reason, that something better will come after that time. I always believed in that and have that mindset and the only thing I can do is try to stay calm and work as hard as I can."

source: SportMob