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Chelsea winger Zhirkov: I was huge Blackburn fan!

Chelsea winger Yury Zhirkov admits he was no Blues fan when growing up in Russia.

Zhirkov loved the Premier League and admits he followed Blackburn Rovers as a youngster!

"I liked Blackburn, I don't know why, probably I liked the form they were always in and they played Spartak Moscow in the Champions League which was an influence," he told chelseafc.com.

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