West Ham boss Zola: Chance for kids to shine

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola says the club's financial problems will give his talented Academy youngsters a chance to establish themselves. "I believe every club should have a strong youth foundation," said the little Italian. "This is what I want at the club. I believe very strongly that there should always be a possibility of allowing young players to come through the first team. I know there are some good young players here and that the academy has produced many."

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola says the club's financial problems will give his talented Academy youngsters a chance to establish themselves.

"I believe every club should have a strong youth foundation," said the little Italian.

"This is what I want at the club. I believe very strongly that there should always be a possibility of allowing young players to come through the first team. I know there are some good young players here and that the academy has produced many."