Chelsea fans are convinced that Mateo Kovacic is still a blue after a fan spotted him ‘secretly celebrating’ his former clubs’ equaliser.
The dramatic 4-4 draw, featuring a late penalty by ex-City player Cole Palmer, not only left fans on the edge of their seats but also sparked a wave of emotions as Kovacic’s subtle celebration suggested that he remains a Chelsea loyalist at heart.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side secured a stunning point in a pulsating 4-4 draw against Manchester City, with Cole Palmer’s 95th-minute penalty sealing one of the Premier League’s most memorable games.
The rollercoaster of emotions throughout the match had fans on both sides holding their breath, but it was a discreet moment involving Kovacic that stole the spotlight.
Amidst the chaos of the late equalizing goal, eagle-eyed fans spotted Kovacic, now 29, discreetly clenching his fist in what appeared to be a moment of quiet celebration or a moment of quiet frustration.
The Croatian midfielder, who donned the sky blue jersey of Manchester City, seemed to reveal a lingering connection to Chelsea as he allegedly rejoiced in his former team’s success.
The speculated celebration, captured by cameras, has since fuelled the belief among Chelsea faithful that Kovacic remains one of their own, you can watch the clip below and judge for yourself.
Is Kovacic really a city player? Tf is this— PP (@AkinPros) November 13, 2023
Bro literally celebrated Palmer’s goal pic.twitter.com/ABS4Ndc4m8
The Croatian midfielder’s suspected celebration has become a topic of discussion among fans, sparking debates and fuelling speculation that Kovacic still loves his former club.
What are your thoughts on this? Did Mateo Kovacic celebrate Cole Palmer’s goal or was he clenching his fists?