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Ahead our Champions League clash against Lille later today in France, Chelsea legend Joe Cole, who also played for Lille, has given Chelsea a hint about our opponent Lille.
Cole revealed there’s a mix of power and technical proficiency in French football and has warned Chelsea to be wary of those traits.
Speaking to Chelsea’s official website, Cole highlighted the strengths of French teams as he remembered his time in the French league.
“There’s a different flow to the game compared to England because the Premier League is so unique,” Cole said.
“There were still some powerful teams with a big African player influence in the league but the technical quality was very good and they placed a big emphasis on that.”