On loan Stoke defender Kurt Zouma has revealed that he sees his long-term future at parent club Chelsea, but is focussed on first preventing the Potters from getting relegated to the Championship this season.
Zouma joined Chelsea from French side S
Speaking to reporters prior to Monday's game against Manchester City, Zouma said, as quoted by Goal
“My target is to go back to Chelsea and play. They gave me a chance to go on loan and I spoke with the manager who agreed with that and they helped me a lot from my injury and to find a club where I can play all the time.
"Everyone knows I am here for one year and then I’ll go back.
Kurt Zouma taking one where no other man wants to take one...— FTS Football (@FromTStands) March 8, 2018
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“Like the other players, we all have to show the fans we want to stay up. There is no difference to me and the other players, we all have to fight to stay up. I don’t think about Chelsea, I just think about Stoke.”
Stoke are currently 19th in the Premier League table and one point off the safety of 17th place. The Potters could climb up to 16th, however, if they beat league leaders Manchester City at the Bet365 Stadium on Monday.