Chelsea star confirms he wants remain at Roma

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Davide Zappacosta signed up for Chelsea in the summer of 2017 from Torino, as he signed a four year deal to move to Stamford Bridge, for a fee of around £23m.

Zappacosta spent two years at the club but was unable to oust Cesar Azpilicueta, as he played second fiddle to the Chelsea captain.

The Italy international joined Serie A club Roma, on loan last August after signing a contract extension with Chelsea but made only one substitute appearance for the Giallorossi before he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in training.

Zappacosta has now recovered from the injury and has revealed that he wants to remain at Roma.

“On a personal level, I would love to stay in Rome for several reasons,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

“The main one is that I want to show the fans, my team-mates and the management who I am and what I can do. I have worked a lot in these months, I have trained and I have made sacrifices to be available at the restart of the championship.

“I am doing some sessions completely dedicated to the knee, because it takes time to recover better from this injury. But now I feel 90 per cent fit.”

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