Clement: Llorente Eager To Star Against Chelsea

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Fernando Llorente was linked with a move to Chelsea in January and will face them today, Paul Clement says the striker is hungry to impress.

The 31-year-old was linked with a move to Chelsea in January and could have reunited with his former Juventus coach, Antonio Conte. But he opted to remain with Swansea.

Head coach Clement says Llorente, who has eight league goals this season, is eager to star at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

“He’s a big character with a lot of experience at a high level and, put it this way, he’s very motivated for this weekend,” he said.

“It’s human nature that he will want to perform well against Chelsea on Saturday.”

Clement, whose team are four points clear of the relegation zone, also praised Llorente’s all-round contribution.



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