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Chelsea fullback Reece James: Norwich clash now massive

Chelsea fullback Reece James admits their clash with Norwich City is "massive".

The Canaries are nine points adrift at the bottom of the table and already relegated. But Chelsea need to bounce back after their thumping at Sheffield United.

"It is going to be massive. It is probably one of the biggest games of the season," James told the club's website.

"They are obviously a little bit down at the moment, they have just been relegated, and we need to finish the season strongly and cement our top-four position.

"Going into every game we need to fight and everyone knows the ambition and what we want to achieve at the end of the season, so everyone is going to be putting in 110 per cent, everyone will do the best they can to get the results we need to finish in the top four.

"After losing 3-0 [to Sheffield United], no one is going to be happy. It was a chance to take a step closer to finishing in the top four and we weren't able to do it.

"As you saw in the game, Sheffield United was a very well-structured team and they know what to do and when to do it. I have to say they were very good on the day and were hard to break down. We need to bounce back from such a difficult game and go again against Norwich."

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