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Holland: No room at Chelsea for luxury players

Chelsea No2 Steve Holland admits there's no room for "luxury players" in Jose Mourinho's squad.

Holland praised Juan Mata's performance in their Capital One Cup win over Swindon Town.

Asked whether there is no such thing as a luxury player at the London club, Holland replied: "I don't think there is these days, I really don't think there is.

"You can perhaps carry a luxury player in certain fixtures but not many and, for sure, when you get to the business end of major trophies, if you're playing Bayern Munich and Barcelona you need 10 players who can all contribute out of possession."

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