Chelsea boss Benitez: Mata just like Zola

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez has likened Juan Mata to club legend Gianfranco Zola. Benitez admits in training Mata has wowed his boss and team-mates with his nutmeg.

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez has likened Juan Mata to club legend Gianfranco Zola.

Benitez admits in training Mata has wowed his boss and team-mates with his nutmeg.

Benitez said: “There’s a video on YouTube of him doing it to Raul Albiol. Have a look, it’s great. He’s done it here too.

“He should be considered as one of the league’s top players this year. Juan is a little like Zola.”

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