Chelsea to play UEFA Super Cup match against Liverpool at Vodafone Arena, in Istanbul.
Ahead of the game, the Blues forward Pedro has faced the press and said, that it’s another big game for them.
The Spaniard has admitted, that despite a Premier League defeat to Manchester United with a score of 4-0, the side is full of confidence.
“Liverpool are a strong, solid team. We need to read well the game, create chances. It’s a chance to win a trophy for us,” he has said.
Pedro will play against one of the best defenders in the world right now-Virgil van Dijk. And former Barcelona man has made a comparison between the Dutchman and Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos.
“They are very good central defenders, probably at this time at the top. Sergio, I know very well. Van Dijk is so strong, good in the air. They are two big players. Van Dijk with the last season with Liverpool is in a good place. He is in a good moment,” Pedro has said.
The experienced forward has also spoken out on younger teammate Tammy Abraham: “I know Tammy for a long time from when he was in the academy. I saw him training and on loan saw his improvement. His strength was to be in the Chelsea first team. He got a chance to be here because he deserves it. In pre-season, he has worked very hard. He was very close to start very well. Scoring is what strikers live for. We need to keep encouraging him. At this age, the only way he will go is up. We trust in him. A Chelsea striker demands the best level, but I am confident and trust him a lot. He is a player who has a great talent, work rate and that goal could have helped for the confidence, but I trust him.”
At the end of the press-conference, Pedro concluded: “The atmosphere in Chelsea is good, with the players. I have more ambition to win this trophy. I am happy to be in another final here. Tomorrow will be another strong game. I think the important is to have the right mentality.”