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Chelsea midfielder Ziyech delighted with form ahead of West Ham trip: We'll rely on our quality

Chelsea midfielder Hakim Ziyech is delighted with his form ahead of facing West Ham today.

Ziyech feels back to his best following the shoulder injury he suffered back in August in the UEFA Super Cup.

"I had a rough time with this shoulder injury but since I took the strap off, I feel more free," he explained. "It was hard because it still blocks your movement a bit.

"Normally I'm used to being free in my body movements and this kind of thing held me back but now I'm feeling free and fresh.

"I just have to keep going with what I've been doing in the last weeks and that's what I'm trying to do every game. I'm enjoying it because you always want to be decisive with goals and assists."

On facing West Ham, Ziyech also said: "It's a derby but I look at it like all the other games.

"It will be a difficult one but all the matches in the Premier League are hard. It doesn't matter if you play West Ham or Watford, you can expect the same thing.

"They play at home with the crowd behind them but we always rely on our own quality. We know what to expect and we know what to do."

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