CSKA Moscow star Alan Dzagoev admits he still has ambitions of playing for Chelsea.

The exciting Russia winger spent time at Stamford Bridge trialling as a teenager and remains hopeful of eventually pulling on a Blues shirt.

"Before, when I was young, I trained with the Chelsea Academy," he told La Stampa. "And, of course, even today I still prefer the Blues to other teams.

"I like them mainly because of Roman Abramovich."