Ahead of the legends game at Stamford Bridge between former Chelsea and Inter Milan heroes on Friday, the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern have been building up to the fixture.
Practically every day, Chelsea have been sharing details about the clash in one way or another, and they’ve regularly been showcasing the Blues’ preparations.
One player that they’ve showcased this week has been Gianfranco Zola. Undoubtedly a Chelsea icon, the Italian was a maestro at Stamford Bridge. Producing magic from set pieces, incredible goals when they’re needed most, and bringing a brilliant attitude too, the 51-year-old was a hero of many fans growing up.
Classic Zola! Stays behind after training to put in extra work… pic.twitter.com/FRA5MdqBZK
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 15, 2018
Naturally, those fans have quickly been responding to the post on Twitter, and unsurprisingly, supporters are being very complimentary of Zola.
Given Chelsea’s struggles this season, particularly going forward, a player like Zola in his pomp would be just what Antonio Conte needs, and that’s what fans have been saying online.
Take a look at what they’ve had to say below…
The legend has still got it
— tom clifford (@tomcliffordcfc) May 15, 2018
can we sign him back up
— Mike Murphy (@mcwm) May 15, 2018
Proper legend. Tell Bakayoko and morata to do the same.
Work ethic is lost in this current generation of players. Hope Morata, Bakayoko, Alonso, Moses, Fabregas and Zappacosta are watching
— De-graft Hazard (@DeGraftHazard) May 15, 2018
— Bchana (@Bchana4) May 15, 2018
— Dave (@harveyjj24) May 15, 2018
SIGN HIM UP! @ChelseaFC
— ♚Olawale CFC™ (@iam_waley) May 15, 2018
This guy earned every penny he was paid by Chelsea, its a shame current players dont
— Dave Fry (@DaveFrySnr) May 15, 2018
Classic Zola best player I have ever seen in a Chelsea shirt pure class
— Jimboburrell (@GULLITFANCFC) May 15, 2018
Chelsea fans – thoughts?
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