Cesar Azpilicueta sends warning to Man United and Tottenham ahead of Stamford Bridge clashes

The Blues face three crucial home games after the winter break as they welcome the Red Devils, Spurs and Bayern Munich to Stamford Bridge in both the Premier League and Champions League.

Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea celebrates with Mason Mount of Chelsea after scoring his team’s second goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has warned Tottenham and Manchester United that the Blues will make Stamford Bridge a ‘tough place’ to go ahead of three crucial home games in a row.

Frank Lampard’s men have struggled at home so far this season, with 18 of the team’s 25 points coming from home games, the Blues have fallen to defeat against Southampton, Bournemouth and West Ham at home this campaign.

Should the Blues wish to hold onto a top four place in the Premier League their home form will have to improve, with Chelsea facing top four rivals Tottenham and Manchester United at home in their next two league fixtures before they face Bayern Munich in the Champions League round of 16 at Stamford Bridge.

However, Azpilicueta has said that improving with the fans, the players will work to make the home a fortress.

“We haven’t made Stamford Bridge as solid as we would like this year. This is the best time to recover this solidity, with three big games in a row at home where we can show we are ready and able to make Stamford Bridge a tough place to come,” he told the

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