January 14, 2009
Ben Sahar has admitted that he made a mistake joining Chelsea so early in his career.
Having completed a loan move to Dutch side De Graafschap last week, Sahar, 19, conceded that he has failed to lived up to expectation.
“I wanted to move to the Netherlands as young players get the chance to develop here,” said Sahar. “At 17 I decided to move to Chelsea and Jose Mourinho gave me my debut in the Premier League.
“Subsequently, many people expected a lot of me, especially in my own country where I can’t walk quietly on the streets.