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Chelsea fullback Bertrand admits growing up Arsenal mad

Chelsea fullback Ryan Bertrand has confessed growing up an Arsenal fan.

Big things are expected at Chelsea for the England U21 international.

"I used to support Arsenal as a youngster so I have quite fond memories of watching the FA Cup as they always did well in it. Ian Wright was my favourite player but later on I liked the side which contained players such as Marc Overmars," he told chelseafc.com.

"I remember when Chelsea won it in 1997 under Ruud Gullit as well, plus of course the final in 2001 when Michael Owen scored two late goals to win it for Liverpool against Arsenal, that really annoyed me. I can remember Ash [Ashley Cole] scoring a penalty for Arsenal against Manchester United in 2004 too."

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