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West Ham defender Zouma: Why it was time to leave Chelsea

West Ham United defender Kurt Zouma has explained his decision to leave Chelsea last month.

Zouma says he has no doubts he made the right decision to leave Stamford Bridge.

He told Canal+: "My transfer to West Ham? What already seduced me is the club. I think it's a good club that is making great progress. They did an exceptional job last year to qualify for the Europa League. And there, we will have a difficult group, we can do something this year.

"The fact of having spoken with the manager (David Moyes), who helped me a lot and convinced me, who showed me that he wanted me. He thinks that I will bring more to the team, from my experience. I've been in England for a long time, and I'm in the France squad so it's true that I can bring all my defensive and offensive quality.

"I needed to play more. Obviously I was in a team that was doing really well. Coming here has allowed me to compete more to play. It's a club that wants to progress and grow. And I want to be part of this project.

"The integration? I get along well with everyone honestly, I'm someone who talks to everyone."

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