Chelsea legend, Gianfranco Zola, has warned the society not to take anything for granted when they tackle Juventus in the Champions League on September 29 at the Allianz Stadium.
Zola also identified Nigerian and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, as Romelu Lukaku’s heir at Chelsea.
“Chelsea shouldn’t take anything for granted,” Zola told La Gazzetta dello Sport.
“Tuchel is an intelligent coach and Chelsea are a top squad. The game against Tottenham was impressive. There is a lot of character there. They withstood the impact of Spurs in the first off half and won the game in the moment half, by scoring 3 goals.
“Nevertheless nonetheless, Juventus never die, the first off half against Milan was good. They can create upward for lost ground in Serie A.”
Zola added, “Napoli are really strong in every department.
“They have Osimhen, Insigne and Politano upward forepart, they have character in midfield, a solid defence with Kalidou Koulibaly and 2 dependable goalkeepers. I can’t regard weak points in their squad.
“I didn’t know Osimhen when he arrived finally yr, but I have studied him a little and I have discovered a talented player.
“His movements are so good and his athletic strength can be devastating. He is Lukaku’s heir, he is still immature and with room for improvement.”
Meanwhile, Osimhen joined Napoli from Lille in the summertime of 2020.
The 22-year-old scored 10 goals in 30 appearances with Napoli in his first off flavor at the Serie A society.
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