Cape Town - Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen
admits he is having a hard time at Stamford Bridge as he fights to break
into Maurizio Sarri's first-team plans.
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The Denmark international was a regular starter for the Blues last
season under previous head coach Antonio Conte, but has struggled for
playing time this term - making only two Premier League appearances.
Christensen says it's great for the club that they've started the
campaign so well, winning six and drawing two of their opening eight
league games, but feels personally disappointed with his lack of
"Right now, it's not a good season for me, but I have to find some way to get back on," the 22-year-old told Danish publication BT. "How? I do not know, but it's up to me to figure that out.
"But right now it looks hard. We have good results and we play super
football, which only makes it harder. It's hard for me personally, but
for the team it looks great.
"I cannot show so much patience again. I'm 22 years old and I really
want to play. In the last three seasons I've played a big role for the
teams I have been with, so it's clear that I cannot see myself staying
if my current situation continues in the future.
"It's too early to talk about change for now, and when that might
happen, but it's clear that this is not a good situation for me."