Reece James recently defended Chelsea forward Nicolas Jackson after Alan Shearer claimed he was not a natural goalscorer. The Blues are set to face Manchester City following a morale-boosting win against Tottenham on Monday night. You can watch the highlight of the match with the video link provided.
Jackson scored his first hat-trick for the club against Spurs, adding to his six goals in 13 appearances across all competitions. Despite struggling in the past to find the back of the net, James supported him and is confident that Jackson will start scoring consistently.
Throughout his career, Jackson has gone through spells of not scoring goals, but James is impressed by his hard work. “That is what he’s done and he got his reward. I’m happy for him. It’s a huge confidence boost for anyone to get a hat-trick, especially against such a good side,” James stated, referring to Jackson’s performance against Tottenham. You can check out the full article on The Sun.
With another highly anticipated game approaching, Chelsea are ready to face a tough City side. A renewed belief has emerged within the team after drawing with Liverpool and Arsenal this season. James added, “We know it’s going to be tough — City are an amazing side. We need to prepare right and put in a good performance. Any result will show how well we have done.”
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