Cole Palmer tells Nicolas Jackson to work harder in training despite first Premier League hat-trick

Chelsea faced off with Tottenham on Monday evening and came away with a surprise 4-1 win.

Cole Palmer netted the Blues’ first goal from the spot before Nicolas Jackson scored his first-ever Premier League hat-trick. Chelse are next in action vs Manchester City on Sunday and you can back Jackson to score anytime vs City at 3/1 with bet365.

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November 12, 2023

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Cole Palmer sends message to Nicolas Jackson

At age 22y 139 d, Jackson is now the third-youngest player to score a hat-trick for Chelsea behind Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic.

However, despite scoring a hat-trick on Monday, Jackson has not had the easiest start to life at Chelsea. The striker has missed a number of big chances already this term and has come in for criticism from fans and pundits.

Now, on the back of netting three vs Spurs, Cole Palmer has told Jackson to work harder in training:

“It’s been a difficult start for him, no hiding it, but he was brilliant tonight,” Palmer said to Sky Sports. “He just needs to keep his head down and work harder in training and he will get many more hat-tricks.”

The interviewer double-checked with Palmer and asked: “You say work harder?” To which Palmer responded: “Of course. You can always work harder.”

Josh Barker

Josh Barker

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