Jude Bellingham has obviously showed his love for Chelsea Football Club. He made a particular gesture at Samford Bridge on Tuesday, after their 2-0 loss in the UEFA Champions League.
The West London club have advanced to the quarter-finals of the competition. They dazzled impressively in the game on Tuesday.
Graham Potter’s troops lost 1-0 in the first-leg. However, they put on a masterclass performance at Stamford Bridge following their 2-0 victory.
Bellingham was everywhere in the midfield against Chelsea on Tuesday. He was commanding the midfield, clashing with Enzo Fernández.
Apparently, the 19-year-old Englishman is expected to leave Borussia Dortmund in the summer transfer window.
The Bundesliga side have already placed £120 million on the player. And there are many top teams interested in him.
According to several reports, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Manchester City are keeping tabs on the player.
Regardless, Jude declared his affection for the West London club after the UEFA Champions League game.
The English youngster retaliated as regards the retaken penalty given to the Blues during the game.
“The fact they’ve had a replay, it’s a joke. When you have such a slow run up, people will encroach. That’s the game I suppose and he’s made a decision.”
Even though the player didn’t take the penalty retake lightly on Tuesday. He later made his love for the club obvious after the match.
Reportedly, Jude Bellingham’s father met with Real Madrid, as regards the player’s move to Santiago Bernabéu.
After the signing of Enzo Fernández from Benfica during the January transfer window. They still have Bellingham on their radar.
Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali don’t always settle for less when it comes to signing their top priorities.
However, they are most likely to sign him in the summer transfer window. Since Mason Mount may leave for Liverpool.
Also, Mateo Kovacic’s future at Chelsea remains uncertain. Because he hasn’t extended his contract with the club.
As regards what Jude did after their 2-0 defeat on Tuesday at Stamford Bridge. The Blues may want to sign him next season.
What kind of gesture did Jude Bellingham gave Chelsea after the game?
The 19-year-old Englishman did something incredible after the game. Even though his side was eliminated from the UEFA Champions League.
After the game on Tuesday, Jude Bellingham gave both Graham Potter and Todd Boehly a hug and a handshake when he left the tunnel.
Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director, Sebastian Kehl, reiterated that the club will do everything to keep him.
Also, Bellingham left Stamford Bridge with his arm around Reece James. The player obviously likes it in England.
Bellingham is an incredibly polite player and gave both Boehly and Potter a hug and a handshake when he left the tunnel. #BVB Sporting Director Sebastian Kehl reiterated to me tonight that the club will do all they can to keep him. #CFCBVB #Bellingham
— Carrie Brown 💙 (@CarrieBrownTV) March 7, 2023
Of course, it’s kind of normal for a player to handshake or hug the opponent’s manager. However, it’s not normal when it comes to the owner of the club.
In addition, it’s awkward for him to hug Potter when his team just got eliminated from the UEFA Champions League.
Nevertheless, Jude overlooked the possible consequences, maybe an attack from the Borussia Dortmund’s fans.
He went ahead to give Graham Potter and Todd Boehly a hug and a handshake. Meaning, he wants the club to sign.
Apparently, the gesture looks like a “Come Get Me” thing. And since he’s already on the club’s radar for next season.
They are expected to challenge the likes of Liverpool, Real Madrid, and others to get his signature in the summer.
When Chelsea eliminated Real Madrid from the UEFA Champions League in 2021. Eden Hazard was spotted playing and laughing with the Blues players.
However, the Los Blancos fans took it up, and they insulted and abused him for laughing with the likes of César Azpilicueta and others.
As a result, what Jude Bellingham did by giving Potter and Todd Boehly a hug and a handshake on Tuesday.
It wasn’t normal since he was on the losing side, and they were eliminated from the competition. Regardless, he chose to show his affection for the club.