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Marc Cucurella has vowed never to cut his hair following an incident involving Cristian Romero in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham.

The Spain international had his long locks forcefully pulled by Spurs defender Romero in the closing stages of Sunday’s moody game at Stamford Bridge.

Cucurella, making his full debut for Chelsea following a £56million move from Brighton and Hove Albion, found himself on the floor but no action was taken against Romero.

Chelsea were leading 2-1 at the time but were overtaken by a header from Harry Kane moments later, leaving boss Thomas Tuchel furious with the officials.

Speaking at a press conference for his arrival on Wednesday, Cucurella was asked to consider cutting his hair to avoid similar circumstances in the future.

“No. Never. That’s my style,” he told reporters.

When asked if he thought Romero had the chance to avoid any punishment, Cucurella replied: “Yes. For me, it’s too clear in the game, on the pitch.

“I haven’t seen it on the TV, on the video. I think it’s very clear but it’s a mistake by the referee or the VAR. Sometimes the referees have good decisions, sometimes not.

“It might not be a big move because it doesn’t affect the end result, but we’ll meet again in a few months and that’s another opportunity.”

Cucurella set up Kalidou Koulibaly’s first game against Tottenham to equal his tally of assists in 35 Premier League appearances for Brighton.

The 24-year-old had more touches on the ball (99) than any other player on the pitch, while only teammate Mason Mount (35) had more passes in the final third than his 30.

Apart from being comfortable playing as a left-back, Cucurella can also play as a left-back and on the left side of central defence.

He faces competition from Ben Chilwell for a regular starting spot, but the versatile defender has thanked his new colleague for helping him adjust to a new club.

“[Ben] helped me a lot in those first few days, he’s a very good person,” Cucurella said.

“We have to work hard to play one position. We have two players for one position, but if a player is better he will put him in the line-up. It’s good for the team.

“As for my best position, the three positions on the left side are good for me. I think maybe the best for me is behind four, left-back, because that’s where I played in the academies.”