Debut goal does not change the future of Juventus loanee

History repeated itself with Denis Zakaria when he scored on his debut for Chelsea in midweek.

The midfielder had also found the back of the net in his first Juventus start, but that did not guarantee success at the Allianz Stadium.

After falling out of favor with Max Allegri, the midfielder was loaned out to the London club in the last transfer window.

The manager who recommended his signing, Thomas Tuchel, was sacked shortly after his arrival in London and has spent more time away from the team under Graham Potter.

But on his first start, he scored in the Champions League and that should ideally make his life easier, however the midfielder is not yet guaranteed a permanent stay at Chelsea.

A report on Calciomercato reveals that the Blues are likely to send him back to Turin in the January transfer window despite his debut goal.

Juve FC says

Zakaria is still a good player who just didn’t fit into Allegri’s system.

He has another chance to show what he can do at Chelsea and could be picked by the Blues to be N’Golo Kante’s long-term replacement.

The ideal situation for us is that a permanent move to the PL side is earned, but we must be prepared for his possible return.

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