Diego Moreira feels part of a family at already after his summer move from Benfica and has hailed for his work with young players at the club.
The 18-year-old arrived from the Portuguese side after his contract expired having made just two first team appearances.
Chelsea snapped him up, and although he is unlikely to be playing in the first team regularly in the near future he has been involved in .
The left-footed winger started the 5-0 win over Wrexham last week, although was left on the bench in the friendly with Brighton on Sunday.
He knows he will have to take his opportunities to impress the management, but is thrilled to have the chance to do so.
‘I have to grab my chance and give my best in every game and every minute that I play. The plan is for me to work hard and try to win my place in the team and play,’ Moreira said on the pre-season trip to America.
‘Chelsea sold me the project [and a plan] but I just wanted to join one of the biggest clubs in England and the world.
‘Joining Chelsea was a feeling I can’t explain. I just need to work to show I am ready.’
The teenager has not long been working with Pochettino, but is already enjoying his time with the manager, pleased to see how keen he is to work with young players.
‘He is a very great coach, he talks to everyone and helps a lot and gives a lot of advice,’ said the winger. ‘He is important for the young players and makes us all comfortable.
‘We are a very good group. We’re like a family. It has been easy [to fit in]. We won the games and I am very happy.’
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