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Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori joined Chelsea at under-8 level and progressed through the club’s academy system.
Tomori has revealed Chelsea legend Didier Drogba inspired him to join Chelsea.
“As a kid, I watched Didier Drogba and his exploit at Chelsea inspired kids with African roots like me,” Tomori said, according to Nigerian media outlet The Nation.
“I met other guys with Nigerian roots like Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi at the Academy and that helped me to feel at home.
“Drogba made every member of my household to support the club, and partly because I was there too.”