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Zola – Petr Cech can still perform for Chelsea

Former Chelsea star Gianfranco Zola is certain that Petr Cech can still perform for the Blues at the highest level after the retired shot-stopper was included in the club's Premier League squad for the season. The inclusion was initially seen as a mistake but the club confirmed that his inclusion was correct. It can be recalled that Cech returned to Chelsea last summer in a managerial but has now become a player again. Cech is currently serving as Chelsea's technical and performance adviser but will provide emergency cover in the goalkeeping position which includes the likes of Edouard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga, and Willy Caballero. READ: Klopp and Carragher clash due to no replacement for Van Dijk “Petr Cech has been included in the squad as emergency goalkeeper cover,” read a ...

Zola – Chelsea want Callum Hudson-Odoi to stay

Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola has asked youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi to remain at Stamford Bridge although he has already handed in a transfer request as Bayern Munich remain hot on his heels. The Bavarian giants have not hidden their admiration for the youngster which has seen them return with bid after bid in order to secure his signature. However, the transfer request will definitely force Chelsea's hands into accepting another bid,having rejected at least 3 bids from Bayern Munich. RB Leipzig have also reportedly entered the race for the youngster. Callum Hudson-Odoi was handed a start in Chelsea's FA Cup 2 nil win against Sheffield Wednesday at Stamford Bridge on Sunday and scored the second goal for the Blues. Regardless, he didn't rule out a move away from Stamf...