Zola reacts to speculation over possible Chelsea return

Date published: Wednesday 20th June 2018 8:22

Gianfranca Zola "was afraid" that someone was going to ask him about the Chelsea speculation.

Gianfranca Zola insists that “nothing is decided” with regards to a possible Chelsea return.

Zola left Chelsea as a legend in 2003, establishing himself as a Stamford Bridge cult hero over seven years.

He has often been linked with a return in a managerial capacity, but has been out of work since resigning as Birmingham manager last April.

Reports suggest he could be in line for a new post as Chelsea assistant manager alongside Maurizio Sarri, who has personally requested Zola’s appointment.

But the 51-year-old remains coy on the speculation.

“There is a lot of rumours about me at the moment and nothing has happened. And we’ll see what happens in the future,” he told SuperSport.

“I don’t know. I was afraid you were going to ask me this. Really, I don’t know.

“But honestly, at the moment it is only talking. Nothing is decided.”


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