Chelsea ace Mata flattered by Zola comparison

Chelsea ace Juan Mata is flattered to be compared with Gianfranco Zola. Mata knows how highly regarded Zola is by Blues fans.

Chelsea ace Juan Mata is flattered to be compared with Gianfranco Zola.

Mata knows how highly regarded Zola is by Blues fans.

"I know that, for the Chelsea fans, Zola is a legend," he said. "He won big games and titles for the club and was a fantastic player, who played with fun and entertained the fans.

"For me to even be compared slightly with him is a real compliment. As far as I'm concerned though, he did everything with Chelsea - and I only just got here."

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