Kurt Zouma: I want to see this player at Chelsea next season

Kurt Zouma says he would love to see Faouzi Ghoulam join him at Chelsea in the summer transfer window

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Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma Photo: The Sport Review

Kurt Zouma has admitted that he would love to see Faouzi Ghoulam join him at Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

The west London club are bound to be linked with a host of players in the coming weeks and months as Antonio Conte begins to turn his attentions towards bolstering his squad ahead of his second season in charge.

Zouma joined Chelsea from Saint-Etienne back in 2014 after coming through the French club’s youth system and is good friends with his former team-mate Ghoulam.

Algeria international Ghoulam now plays for Italian side Napoli and Zouma has admitted that he would love to see his former team-mate secure a transfer to Stamford Bridge in the summer.

Zouma told Eurosport: “Of all the players I have known in Sainte, the one I would like to come to Chelsea to play with me is Faouzi Ghoulam.

“He’s part of the family.”

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Chelsea are currently flying high at the top of the Premier League table as they prepare for their crunch Premier League clash against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

Conte’s side are 10 points clear of Tottenham as they chase the title in his first season in charge at the club.

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