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Chelsea goalkeeper Mendy: I almost quit football; I hesitated to return

Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy admits he almost quit the game after being released by French Third Division Cherbourg.

Mendy spent a year out of the game before eventually working his way back up the French football pyramid.

"A year without football is an incredibly long time and I had many doubts during that period," said Mendy.

"But it was thanks to my family that made me stay strong.

"I hesitated before a continuation, but now I look at it and say that it is thanks to my family that I have come here."

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