New Chelsea signing Davide Zappacosta claims he wants to continue Italian legacy at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues can count several Italian managers and players in their recent history and most of them ( Zola, Vialli, Ancelotti, Di Matteo, Conte etc.) were successful.
The former Torino full-back states he wants to follow the footsteps of his compratiots:
“I’ve noticed there is this long tradition [of Italian players at Chelsea],” Zappacosta said in an interview for Chelsea’s matchday programme ahead of the game with Manchester City on Saturday.
“I am convinced I am well suited to the style of football in England, probably even more so than Italian football.
“There is more space because the intensity is higher and the game is much quicker, so I can look to exploit that.”