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Chelsea captain Azpilicueta: This squad capable of competing on every front

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta says owner Roman Abramovich's ambition has been reignited.

The defender is convinced the arrival of Romelu Lukaku has given Thomas Tuchel's side the power to compete on all fronts, with Abramovich determined see them return to the summit of English football.

Ahead of tonight's game against Zenit St. Petersburg, he said: “I see this squad with great potential, ambition. We have healthy competition and a good group of lads that train hard and go forward because we have an exciting season ahead of us and we want to fight for everything.

“It is just about winning trophies and the biggest one you can get. The Champions League is the biggest, but I always felt since I arrived here that Chelsea fights for every trophy. We go into every competition with a fully focused mind on getting as far as possible.

“Every year is more and more difficult. Coming in as champions of Europe will mean every team will want to beat us and we will have to be ready for it."


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