Reece James responds to claims he cursed Chelsea after Drake encounter

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Chelsea defender Reece James has responded to claims that he cast the ‘Drake curse’ upon his team.

James was unavailable for selection on Wednesday night as Chelsea headed to Turin. The Blues suffered their second consecutive defeat after Federico Chiesa scored 11 seconds into the second-half.

Chelsea had looked mightily impressive prior to the Manchester City defeat, to have now suffered two losses on a bounce is highly uncharacteristic for Thomas Tuchel’s men.

Chelsea fans couldn’t help but attribute it to the ‘Drake curse’, while is an online theory that all sportsmen who are pictured alongside the pop superstar have misery cast upon them.

Chelsea defender Reece James saw said claims on Instagram and couldn’t hold his tongue.

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Drake is one of the biggest artists on the planet, so you can understand why James has asked for a quick pic. That said, he should’ve known that it wouldn’t end well for Chelsea, who face Southampton later this afternoon…

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