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Chelsea legend Zola regrets not playing under Abramovich

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola admits regrets not playing during the Roman Abramovich era.

Zola left just as the Russian billionaire was buying the club.

Zola said: "When I was at Chelsea it was a great time.

"People enjoyed the football we were playing, we won some trophies, we missed out on some others, but it was a fantastic time.

"When Roman Abramovich took over he took the club to a different level and a completely different dimension. He invested a lot and I think he's done a good job.

"Obviously I would have wanted to be part of such a winning team, but at the same time I was pleased because I had a great time with my team-mates and we had fun and we won things.

"But I was pleased that the club was going to a different level.

"You know, I played for Chelsea, but I'm also a supporter of Chelsea so to see the club doing so well was very good."

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