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Eredivisie top scorer Cyriel Dessers has revealed his admiration for Chelsea while also revealing he’s keen on playing in a more competitive league next season.
The 25 year old Heracles Almelo striker is the joint top scorer in the Eredivisie this season, having scored 15 goals.
Dessers revealed he admired Chelsea since his early years and named former Chelsea star Arjen Robben as his favourite Chelsea player while growing up.
“My favorite Chelsea player was Arjen Robben, he was always injured, but he was really my favorite,” said Dessers, as quoted by Eredivisie’s official website.
“I also have the ambition and dream to play outside the Netherlands or Belgium. I think now is the time to take that step,” added Dessers.
Dessers was born in Belgium to a Belgian father and a Nigerian mother.