Zouma talks about impending Chelsea move and John Terry

Kurt Zouma

The highly rated French defender will move to Stamford Bridge in the summer and has been talking up the opportunity to play alongside the Blues’ skipper.

As Chelsea cruised through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, the chance of a double is still well and truly on for Jose Mourinho’s men.

The west London club have quality all over the park, with plenty of young stars ready to be added to the mix next season.

With plenty of Chelsea players excelling while on loan elsewhere this term, Kurt Zouma will also join the London club in the summer from St Etienne.

The young centre-half is adjudged as one of the most promising defenders in European football at the moment, and has expressed his delight at his impending move to Stamford Bridge.

"I arrive at the Blues, it is a great honour for me, he told Canal+.

“More blue has always been my favourite colour! Before I could wear it on the playstation, but now it's for real.

"I was really happy, and my parents even more, there really was a lot of emotion. Even my mother burst into tears.

"Having Mourinho on the phone, it's a shock. To get this kind of big club, you have to prepare. I started taking English classes, looking for an apartment, that sort of thing."

Zouma went on to admit that he was looking forward to playing alongside John Terry – someone he saw as a role model.

"John Terry is an emblematic Chelsea player, a great defender, physical, technical, who scores goals too," the 19-year-old continued.

"An example for me in my position."

Zouma is widely expected to be a player that will eventually replace Terry, as the former England captain gets older.

For the time being however it appears that the new man will face a struggle in commanding a place in the Chelsea team next season due to the presence of Terry and Gary Cahill.

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