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Eden Hazard and Jorginho flourish when Mateo Kovacic is in Chelsea FC, says Pat Nevin.
International Croatia completes the transfer of the Chelsea FC loan from Real Madrid in the summer transfer in 2018 to reinforce the possibilities of Maurizio Sarri.
Kovacic settled in Chelsea FC in the middle of the park, despite the fierce competition of Jorgin, N Gola Kante, Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
Sarri started Kovacic in six of his 11 Premier League matches before Sunday's clashes with Everton while the World Cup finalist came out of the bench three times in an English flight.
The Croatian star provided assistance to Eden Hazard in a 1-1 lead with Liverpool FC in Stamford Bridge last month, but the Real Madrid midfielder who has a loan has not found the back of the net before Everton's Sunday visit.
Kovacic was a substitute for the Chelsea FC 3-1 victory at Crystal Palace last weekend and produced eye-catching performance to help the Blues over the line.
Former Chelsea FC Nevin was impressed by Kovacic's ability to influence the game from the bench and added that Hazard and Jorginho flourished at the Croatian introduction.
"I personally felt that the impact of Mateo Kovacic was at least as important as we played and in the life where we played the game," Nevin wrote in his column, Chelsea FC.
He went on: "When he came along with Eden, the game seems to have accelerated. The understanding and impact he has when he's next to Jorgin is totally unbelievable without being" hit face to face ".
"It seems Jorgin also grows and Sarri ball becomes slimmer and more inventive, and it also seems that the ball moves the field faster to the opponents' fear."
Kovacic scored three times in 110 matches in all competitions during three seasons in the giants of La Liga and won three consecutive titles of the Champions League.
He made a name for himself in Inter Milan from 2012 to 2015, addressing eight times in 98 matches during a difficult spell for the A series of giants.
Kovacic was part of a Croatian team who got to the World Cup final in Russia in the summer before losing France against 4-2 in Moscow.
He was particularly impressive in his victory over Argentina in the group stage and helped Ivan Rakitic winner 3-0.
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