Emma Hayes: Chelsea supervisor responds to Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall’s dig over WSL fixture postponements


Chelsea supervisor Emma Hayes says she respects Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall however in response to his dig over WSL fixture postponements insisted: “I do not care.”

After a 1-Zero win over Birmingham on Sunday, league leaders Chelsea stayed 4 factors in entrance of Arsenal forward of Wednesday’s north London derby with Tottenham on the Emirates, a recreation the Gunners should win with a view to take the title right down to the ultimate day of the season.

Eidevall, whose facet hammered Aston Villa 7-Zero earlier within the day, lately instructed Chelsea re-arranged fixtures in January to keep away from enjoying with out star striker Sam Kerr whereas she was away on the Asia Cup.

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Highlights of the Ladies’s Tremendous League match between Birmingham Metropolis and Chelsea

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Talking final week, Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall says he didn’t watch Chelsea’s win over Tottenham and insists his full focus is on his personal facet’s outcomes

He mentioned final week: “I feel for me I did not give attention to Chelsea once they have been rearranging all their fixtures in January, so Sam Kerr did not should miss any video games due to the Asia Cup.

“I do not give attention to them now, both. I simply give attention to Arsenal, getting as many factors as attainable, after which we see the place that leaves us within the desk.”

Responding to these feedback, Hayes later instructed Sky Sports activities: “I do not care. I am too busy getting the workforce prepared for the week.

“I feel it is nice there is a aggressive rivalry between two groups. I vastly respect him and his workforce and the work they’ve finished this 12 months to push us all the best way.

“I feel Arsenal have had an incredible season and fairly rightly they are going into the final recreation nonetheless contending to be champions and that is what we have needed to see for the league.

“As for the small discuss, that is for you guys to touch upon, not me.”

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Highlights of the Ladies’s Tremendous League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa

Chelsea requested to have a match in opposition to Tottenham postponed in January as a consequence of a excessive variety of Covid circumstances and accidents of their squad.

Their match in opposition to Everton was additionally pushed again, however that was on the request of the opposition, additionally as a consequence of a excessive variety of Covid circumstances and accidents.

Arsenal have been with out Lydia Williams, Caitlin Foord, Steph Catley and Mana Iwabuchi as a result of Asia Cup in January, and subsequently misplaced to Birmingham throughout that interval whereas different video games have been postponed.

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Chelsea ahead Sam Kerr has been topped the Soccer Writers’ Affiliation Ladies’s Footballer of the Yr for 2021/22

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