Monday, March 27, 2017

Marin: Pizarro briefed me on Chelsea

New Chelsea signing Marko Marin said former Blues striker Claudio Pizarro recommended the club to him.

Pizarro spent two frustrating years at Stamford Bridge, but had great things to say about the Champions League winners.

The Peruvian spoke fondly of his time with the Blues to his former Werder Bremen team-mate, despite not getting much playing time.

“(Pizarro) only had good things to say,” Marin told Chelsea TV.

“I asked him how it is here and he still has a house in Cobham.

“He didn’t play a lot but he said that he had a great time here and he thinks I will enjoy it.”

The 23-year-old is aiming to win the Premier League with his new club, and hopes to provide plenty of assists for the forwards.

“I think I am an offensive player, more a winger,” Marin said.

“I hope I can give a lot of assists to strikers so they score a lot of goals and they help the team.

“If you play for such a team as Chelsea you want to win trophies, like last year with the Champions League and the FA Cup.

“The Premier League I think is the best league in the world and to win this, that is my aim.”

The German midfielder has been very keen to settle into his new club and get to know his surroundings before pre-season began.

He said: “I am now here for three weeks and I think I know everybody (who works here) now.

“I am happy to start team training now and I feel good. It was the first time we trained together with the ball, we did a lot and it was good intensity.

“The first two days we have only one session a day and then it starts with double sessions.”

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