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  • Chelsea Prodigy Keeps Himself Grounded by Driving Modest Mini Instead of Luxury Vehicle to Training

    News Thu 7 Sep 2017

    ​Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda stood out from the crowd when the majority of Antonio Conte’s squad returned to training on Wednesday as his modest Mini was a staggering anomaly from the plethora of luxury vehicles which entered through the gates of the Cobham training base.

    The 20-year-old is seemingly keeping his feet firmly on the ground despite the money which is likely to be freely flowing into his bank account after a breakthrough season for the attacker.

    20-year-old ​​Musonda’s £25,000 Mini Countryman was dwarfed by a number first-team members cars which included Thibaut Courtois’s impressive £80,000-plus Cadillac Escalade, as per the ​Mirror.

    The attacking midfielder is seemingly following in the footsteps of Chelsea teammate N’golo Kante, who kept his Mini motor despite winning the PFA players’ award and two league titles – not a bad player to look up to by any means.

    Kante did not have a car when he joined the Foxes two seasons ago, but is still seen with his Mini Cooper S, as he has said previously: “I’ve never been someone who loves a car and when I was young I didn’t have the ambition of a car or something like that.

    “But my Mini, for the beginning, was good to learn to drive on the left. I got it in Leicester. And I still have it now. But it’s good.”

    The French midfielder is a perfect role-model for Musonda – who spent last season on loan with La Liga outfit Real Betis – who is finding his way into Conte’s first-team plans after being handed a squad number for the 2017/18 season. 

    Even Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has praised the 20-year-old, as he posted on his Instagram account on Monday: “Nothing makes me more happy but seeing you being part of the first team of @chelseafc Have a great season, I’ll be watching son @charly.musondajr #keepthatsmile #talented #musondajr #elfuego”

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    Source: http://www.90min.com/posts/5505593-chelsea-prodigy-keeps-himself-grounded-by-driving-modest-mini-instead-of-luxury-vehicle-to-training?utm_source=RSS


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