Zouma is relatively new to this particular Chelsea side, which he acknowledges is a work in progress.
"We are improving a lot," the central defender told chelseafc.com. "Last year there were some players out on loan who have come back, like me, so you need time to settle everything. We are getting better and better.
"The young guys are here to bring something new, and the older guys are here to calm things down, stop the young guys getting too excited too quickly, and give advice on dealing with the pressure. We have a very strong team because we have that mix. It can be good for everyone.
"We have a very young squad but they are talented at the same time. You can see all the guys, Fikayo, Tammy, Mason, Reece who started his first game, have no fear. They just play their football.
"All the guys are ready to give advice and help. We are a team. For me they are ready to compete in every game. They will be very important to help the team keep going forward. They have the quality and you can see from the way they're playing they're doing very well.
"We have a good mix of young and old, everybody speaks to everybody."