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Sunderland defender Papy Djilobodji determined to prove Chelsea wrong

Sunderland defender Papy Djilobodji is determined to prove former club Chelsea wrong.

Djilobodji's Chelsea stint consisted of less than a minute of cup action and the centre-back has revenge on his mind.

He told So Foot: "I always said I wanted to play for a great club, make a nice career, and Chelsea is a great club.

"There, I was doing all I could, I worked in training, I showed that I was present. But I've never had my chance, the coach never made me play.

"Yes, I want a little revenge, because at Chelsea, I never got my chance. I worked in training, and all went well. After that it depends on whether the coach likes you or dislikes you.

"I always dreamed of playing in the Premier League but for me, now, the Chelsea page is turned, and I'm concentrating on Sunderland."

On how he views his brief playing time at Chelsea, Djilobodji joked: "I had a great time! I hit two balls, so it's not bad!"

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