EMMA HAYES jokes she could must put on a complicated frock over her pyjamas when she joins this 12 months’s Fifa awards by way of her pc display screen.
The Chelsea boss, who described her nomination as being like an Oscar win, additionally praised the mentality of star signing Pernille Tougher.
Emma Hayes is on Fifa’s Finest Girls’s Coach award shortlistCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Hayes, whose unbeaten Blues play Benfica in a Champions League second leg conflict, is on the shortlist for a Finest Fifa Girls’s Coach gong.
The charismatic coach, 44, whose award rivals together with in-coming England boss Sarina Wiegman, says she “is over the moon” to be in nice firm.
And the Chelsea gaffer jokingly admitted she plans to maintain her son busy with a Toy Story film to discourage him from making an attempt to hitch her on display screen.
Hayes mentioned: “I’ve acquired plenty of musician associates who lived in America after I lived there.
“And I say to them, ‘that is like being nominated for a Grammy, or an Oscar’.
“Apparently I’ve to put on formal apparel. However as a result of I will be at residence on a pc, I believe I will put one thing over my pyjamas!
“I hope my son is quiet (on the ceremony night time).
“If he’s not, then I am going to must feed him some chocolate and placed on Toy Story within the background so I can simply get quarter-hour.
“To be amongst nice firm, figuring out the place I got here from, figuring out how laborious I’ve labored, I am actually pleased with myself. I really feel like I’ve simply received an Oscar.”
Hayes reckons Pernille Tougher’s ‘unbelievable mentality’ has been a lift for ChelseaCredit score: Represented by ZUMA Press, Inc.
This 12 months’s annual awards hosted by soccer’s high physique is ready to be hosted just about as a consequence of pandemic restrictions.
Different big names from Chelsea up for gongs embody Sam Kerr, Ji So-Yun and Denmark ace Tougher.
The Danish playmaker was prolific for her previous membership Wolfsburg scoring 27 instances to assist them declare their sixth Bundesliga title this 12 months.
The objectives she has contributed, the assists and the involvement she has in creating our objectives has been unbelievable
Emma Hayes on Pernille Tougher
And Tougher, on track throughout the Blue’s 5-0 demolition of Benfica, is prone to characteristic within the Champions League return leg towards the Portuguese giants.
Hayes mentioned: “Pernille has acquired a unbelievable mentality and one which has put her the place she is at present.
“I believe it is vital to notice that we, as a soccer membership, cannot take any of the credit score for this.
Chelsea – unbeaten within the WSL final time period – are concentrating on a quadruple trophy win this season Credit score: Getty Photos – Getty
“What I learn about the most effective – and I’ve coached plenty of high gamers in my profession – is that they’ve unbelievable consideration to element.
“And the most effective at all times do it on coaching pitch, day-in, day-out, and Pernille is phenomenal in coaching.
“The objectives she has contributed, the assists and the involvement she has in creating our objectives has been unbelievable.”