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Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma will be pleased that he has worked his way back to the Chelsea team after being away for two years.
Zouma lost his place in the Chelsea first team due to a long-term injury he suffered against Manchester United in February 2016. The long-term injury made Zouma lose his place in the Chelsea first team and he had to go out on loan for two consecutive seasons, first to Stoke City and then Everton.
He impressed for Everton last season, and now new Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has admitted that the Frenchman will be at the club next season.
Zouma has now revealed that his next target is to fight his way back to the France national team and play at the next Euros.
“Now the target is to play at the Euros – but to be there you have to be playing at your club. So I am working very hard – and let’s see what is going to happen,” the 24-year-old said.
Reflecting on his time with Everton last season, Zouma said: “I had a very good season and really enjoyed my time there.
“I met some good players and worked with a good manager so I feel everything in my game as a defender has improved.
“I just wanted to play week-in, week-out and by going there, that’s what I did. I improved myself technically and tactically in every aspect. I still have a lot to learn but I’ve done a lot since my injury and I’m very happy with it.”