Azpilicueta should make the team of the year

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This Chelsea star is a man transformed

Date: 23rd March 2014 at 9:46am
Written by Cal Byrne

Few would have expected Cesar Azpilicueta to feature too often this season. His competition at right-back, Branislav Ivanovic, is very much a ‘Mourinho man’: a strong, no-nonsense defender who is effective in his position without the unnecessary frills of flair. Azpilicueta, the precocious, young Spaniard, didn’t seem to stand a chance. And in many ways this has proved to be the case. Ivanovic has been as hard to shift from his position as he is on the pitch. However, what even fewer would have expected would be for Azpilicueta to displace Ashley Cole at left-back. But such has been the Spaniard’s form that the calls to reinstate to the Chelsea stalwart died out long ago. Cesar Azpilicueta had a largely underwhelming first season at Chelsea. He ... Read More

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