– Edouard Mendy is a Senegalese goalkeeper playing for Chelsea in England
– Mendy is set to become first African goalkeeper to appear in UCL final
– That is if he get to start against Manchester City in Porto
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Chelsea goalie Edouard Mendy is now on the verge of becoming the first African goalkeeper who will appear in the final of the Champions League if he should start for the Blues against Man City.
The stage is set for this season’s Champions League between Chelsea and Manchester City which is expected to be a tough battle in Porto.
Already, Manchester City have won the Premier League title and this will be the first time Pep Guardiola will be steering Manchester City to the final of the Champions League.
Since goalkeeper Mendy joined Chelsea from Rennes, the Senegalese has been in incredible form for the Stamford Bridge landlords.
According to the report by ESPN, no African goalkeeper has appeared in the final of the Champions League.
Edouard Mendy has kept 9 clean sheets in 11 UCL matches for Chelsea, conceding just twice with the Blues.
However, the 29-year-old was not in action for Chelsea in the final of the FA Cup which they lost against Leicester City.
Earlier, . had reported how Chelsea fans have received a good news ahead of their Champions League final against Manchester City as the duo of N’Golo Kante and Edouard Mendy are now fit for the tie.
There have been serious concerns over the availability of these two players in the Champions League final against their big rivals Manchester City.
Tuchel has confirmed that all his players are fit for the final against the Premier League champions.
According to the report, Thomas Tuchel explained that he is happy with the fact that all his players are in good form ahead of the final.