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Cole delighted for Chelsea matchwinner Pizarro

Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole was delighted for Claudio Pizarro after the Peru striker's winner against Birmingham City on the weekend.

Cole said: "I'm so glad for Pizzo (Pizarro). He needed that goal. I'm pleased for him and he deserves it because he has been working hard.

"I am pleased because he is a great player. That will give him a lift. Pizzo is a top international player. He has played for Bayern Munich for years and years so we know what he can do.

"It does take time sometimes to adjust when you come into the Premier League. He has good qualities which are different to the other strikers we've got.

"He is a bit like Eidur Gudjohnsen in some respects but he gives us options. Hopefully he will kick on now. I am sure he will. No one is questioning him. He is a great player."

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