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Chelsea keeper Jamal Blackman enjoying Wycombe Wanderers challenge

Chelsea goalkeeper Jamal Blackman is enjoying his football with Wycombe Wanderers.

The 23-year-old moved to Adams Park in August for the first half of the season and has been an influential figure as they have risen to sixth in the table despite possessing one of the division's smaller budgets.

He told chelseafc.com: "It's a demanding league, you have a lot of balls getting put into the box and a lot of battles going on so it's good to be really physical and to handle the men's game. I'm obviously a big guy so it helps being able to come for crosses and to be physical in the box.

"When you first go to a team you need to show what you can do, have confidence in your team and make sure they have confidence in you. When I came to Wycombe everyone was really welcoming. The manager had a lot of faith in me and told me just to play my game and said I had come for a reason.

"We're doing really well at the moment, we're on a good run, and everyone's in a very good place."

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