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Chelsea technical chief Cech: Azpilicueta never disappoints you

Chelsea technical chief Petr Cech is full of praise for skipper Cesar Azpilicueta.

Cech has praised Chelsea captain Azpilicueta following the Blues' Club World Cup win as the former goalkeeper claims the defender "never disappoints".

"Azpi has now won everything, and that is an amazing achievement. All the credit goes to him," he said on the club's official website.

"When he arrived in 2012, he came first to compete for his spot. He had a long-term injury the year before, so he had had a difficult time before he came to us.

"He had to start from scratch fighting for his place."

Cech hailed the Spaniard for his hard work both on and off the pitch, owing his success to his dedication.

"He is one of those players who never disappoints you. He works hard, he does everything," he said.

"He is an honest player on the pitch, and off the pitch he works hard. You know you can rely on him in any situation. That is the key to his success.

"No matter which manager was in charge, they all knew they could count on him, his attitude, and his qualities.

"Now he has the huge reward of lifting these trophies as a captain."

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