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‘It’s my style’: Cucurella refuses to cut his hair after Romero hair-catcher

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Aug 17 (Reuters) – Marc Cucurella may have found himself on the turf at Stamford Bridge after his hair was pulled painfully by Tottenham Hotspur’s Cristian Romero at the weekend, but the Chelsea defender said on Wednesday that he had no plans to cut his hair.

Cucurella had his long locks pulled by Romero shortly before Harry Kane equalized the Premier League game in stoppage time, leading to a furious Thomas Tuchel saying referee Anthony Taylor should not referee Chelsea matches in the future. Read more

When asked if he would ever get a haircut to avoid a similar fate in the future, Cucurella smiled and told reporters, “No, no, never! That’s my style.”

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Cucurella, however, said Romero’s draw was a clear red card.

“For me it was clear and the video was clear, sometimes the referees make good decisions and sometimes they don’t, but that’s not my problem, I’m focused on the game,” he added.

“I saw in the stadium that they were looking for a red card and for me it was very clear, but that’s football. In this game it was a mistake, in another game the referee would take a good decision.

“I have no problem with him (Romero), it was just an action in the game. But maybe it was an important action because it is possible to change the final result.”

Cucurella signed for Chelsea in a £62m ($74.67m) deal at the end of the season from Brighton & Hove Albion and the Spaniard admitted it was “a lot of money and a great responsibility” for him.

“I’m very happy to be here,” he said. “(Chelsea owner) Todd (Boehly) and the manager were so interested in me coming here. I have to work hard, adapt to the team and have that will to win and play well for the club.”

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Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge

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