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Kazim-Richards aiming to impress Premiership scouts against Chelsea

Fenerbahce's English-born star Colin Kazim-Richards is eyeing a Champions League upset against Chelsea.

Kazim-Richards warned: "It will be an extremely hostile atmosphere.

"Our fans are incredible in the way they get behind us and try to unsettle visiting teams. It will be something completely different to what Chelsea are used to in England.

"The only rule in our stadium is that there are no rules. Our fans are completely crazy. They love to fire flares and I'm sure there'll be a few fired against Chelsea."

Kazim-Richards, 21, has an extra incentive for knocking out the Blues - as a possible clash against his boyhood idols Arsenal awaits in the last four.

He admitted: "For me, my family and everybody who knows me, playing against Arsenal would be one of my greatest achievements.

"I'm a massive Arsenal fan so that's another incentive to beat Chelsea with the possibility of facing them in the semi-finals.

"But obviously we have to concentrate on Chelsea first.

"It's a good draw for us. At this stage none of the games are going to be easy. But, of all the four English teams, I'd prefer Chelsea because of their current form. They lost to Barnsley and coming here will be difficult. Arsenal beat AC Milan, Liverpool beat Inter and Manchester United are on fire. So, for us, Chelsea are the best English side we could face.

"I can't wait. Every one of us wants to start against Chelsea and put ourselves in the shop window.

"Chelsea are a great team but we are capable of beating anyone - we just have to concentrate on playing our game.

"We'll give them a game all right. We wouldn't be where we are at this stage of the competition if we weren't quite a decent team. We've loads of good players who have something to prove."

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