The Daily Star newspaper is today confirming that French defender Kurt Zouma has been in Contact with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho over a move to Stamford Bridge effectively dealing a blow to both Liverpool and Manchester United.
The 19-year-old French defender who currently plays in Ligue 1 for Saint-Etienne has been ear marked by French national team coach Didier Deschamps as a future captain of the French team.
When speaking about the chance to play abroad Zouma said: “Well, it’s true. There has been an advanced contact.”
“At first I thought it was a joke. But I quickly took his call seriously. A great man like Jose Mourinho phoning a small player like Kurt Zouma, it’s nice.
“It does not happen to you every day and it is a great sign of respect and trust.
“I will always take Chelsea. I loved this club since childhood and blue is my favourite colour.
“In my head, it is clear: I want a change. When going abroad, it’s make or break. But it is a risk worth taking.”
Zouma’s agent Alexandre Bonnefond has said recently that a move to the Premier League is getting closer by the day.