Dutch legend Ruud Gullit speaks out on Corinthians and Chelsea
Dutch legend and former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit spoke of a possible meeting between his old club and Corinthians at the Club World Cup.
Gullit told Gazeta Esportiva: "I like Chelsea, but it's an interesting game with two teams that usually play 4-3-3. The tactics are similar and I think Chelsea are more used to this style because that's how the clubs in England are playing."
The ex-Chelsea man also spoke appreciatively of Corinthians: "They have very good technique, the game was slow because of the weather, at 40 degrees it is difficult to play. But I really liked what I saw."
Gullit also warned Corinthians that the absence of a special player could be their downfall: "It's good to have a team, but there are times when a team needs someone that can make a difference. Someone like Neymar or Ronaldo."
The former AC Milan midfielder also praised the emergence of Chelsea's Oscar and admitted he was surprised by the player: "Oscar was a surprise to us because he is tiny. In England, players are generally stronger, but he has adapted very well and plays football the way I like it."