Kepa or Mendy? Tuchel confirms Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper following Newcastle United win

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel handed Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga a start in Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Monday night.

Following the victory over Newcastle United victory, Tuchel confirmed Edouard Mendy remains Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper despite Kepa’s clean sheet against Newcastle United.

Tuchel said: “Edouard is the number one and that is clear, it stays like this.

“I am very happy Kepa continued with a second clean sheet and it was the right moment to let him feel the rhythm and build his confidence.

“We hoped for the very best performance and Edu will be in from now on because he is the number one.”