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Chelsea goalkeeper Mendy happy with squad competition

Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is happy with the competition he has.

Mendy sat out recent games against Barnsley in the FA Cup and Newcastle in the Premier League as manager Thomas Tuchel opted to hand Kepa Arrizabalaga an opportunity, while also affording the summer signing from Rennes some time to physically and psychologically recover from recent exertions.

The boss insisted after victory over the Magpies at the start of last week that Mendy remained his number one but all three goalkeepers acknowledge the battle to start is renewed after each match.

"I fight with Kepa but with Willy as well," insisted Mendy.

"The coach has said that he needs three strong goalkeepers. We need to be ready and we have to show it to start on the pitch."

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