Azpilicueta speaks about his extra responsibility as captain

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Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta has so far done a good job, and the Blues captain has led out the team to victories in our first two matches of the Premier League restart.

However, the Spaniard has now revealed the combination of social distancing and its effect on the captain’s responsibilities in the build-up to kick-off have forced him to change how he gets ready for games.

Azpilicueta has had to become more vocal in his approach and he has explained how it is at a time like this in football.

“It is true that I like to prepare for the game in a certain way, with my own preparations, but now is different,” he said.

“When you are the captain you have extra responsibilities. You have also the Premier League and the referee’s meetings.

“Sometimes you have to be involved also in the dressing room, trying to lift up the players and everybody to make sure that we are ready to start the game well and to win it. So of course you have extra responsibilities and I try to do them the best I can.”

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