If you were to choose the model professional player in the Chelsea team, who would you go for?
Gary Cahill believes Cesar Azpilicueta is the model professional, and has revealed that the dedication the Spaniard puts in training is top-notch.
In an interview with Match of the Day magazine, Cahill said: “I would describe Azpilicueta as the model professional. If you want to get to the top you need to be like this guy.
“He looks at everything in detail, preparation for games, he trains 110% every session, he goes to the gym and does the recovery stuff. He’ll come in sometimes when we’ve got a day off!”
Cahill also declared that back-up keeper Asmir Begovic was the ‘team geek’.
“I remember we did a quiz once and he (Begovic) knew things you wouldn’t expect him to know! I look at him like a wise head – even though he’s younger than me. He knows everything, he’s been around a bit, plus he reads and stuff like that!”