The Si Phillips Talks Chelsea Podcast w/Dan McCarthy Featuring Mike Trudell - LA Lakers Beat Reporter! #Ep16


This week we were joined by yet another A-List guest in the sideline reporter for the NBA Champions Los Angeles Lakers - Mike Trudell

Dan and Mike took their typical off-air banter onto the audio pitch this week. Unfortunately Simon was left out the match day squad due to personal reasons, he is at home safely recovering and will be back next week!

*Apologies for a few connections issues during the show.

We covered…

  • Mike’s journey as a journalist and how he got to work with the Los Angeles Lakers

  • A review of the Chelsea vs Manchester United game this past Sunday

  • Mike’s love of Manchester United. How it came around and his thoughts on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

  • The goalkeeper situation at Manchester United. Keep DDG and give us Dean Henderson?

  • Thoughts on Frank Lampard leaving and Thomas Tuchel’s reign thus far

  • Extensive thoughts on American wonder kid, Christian Pulisic

  • Erling Haaland rumours, could he join Chelsea or United…

  • Areas United need to strengthen this coming window. (No to Sancho)

  • Advise for young reporters out there on how to make it to the big time

  • Follower Q&A - One rule change for NBA/Football, Lakers new squad additions, which Chelsea player he would like to interview past and present and much more…

  • Dan’s famous Quickfire round. (A big statement on Paul Pogba, his most famous phone contact, etc!)

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