West Ham boss Zola delighted to lean on Clarke

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola is delighted to have former Chelsea coach Steve Clarke as his No2. "I didn’t need (Jose) Mourinho’s recommendation for bringing Stevie here," Zola said. "I know his value. I value the man very much. I value the manager also – he’s got a lot of knowledge about the game and about players. "I’m sure he’ll be a great help for the team."

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola is delighted to have former Chelsea coach Steve Clarke as his No2.

"I didn’t need (Jose) Mourinho’s recommendation for bringing Stevie here," Zola said. "I know his value. I value the man very much. I value the manager also – he’s got a lot of knowledge about the game and about players.

"I’m sure he’ll be a great help for the team."

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