Mom is ‘VERY HAPPY’ i have joined Chelsea – says powerhouse!

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New Chelsea signing Tosin Adarabioyo has said the likes of John Terry, Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard helped him become the player that he is, and says his mom was excited when he signed for the Blues!

After swooping in late to get the man all signed up – The 26-year-old has signed a four-year contract – which begins on July 1 – and arrives from west London neighbours Fulham.

And when the 26-year-old visited Cobham earlier this week, he revealed how some of those who have worn the Chelsea shirt in years gone by have inspired him on his own journey.

‘I take aspects of their games into my own. Like John Terry’s leadership and how aggressive he played,’ explained Tosin.

‘Also Christensen, for example, and how well he can play on the ball. Players like that I really like to take bits from their game and bring to my own.

‘But there’s a lot of players that I looked up to. Ronaldo, Zidane and also Lampard and Drogba. They [Frank and Didier] were inspirational players and players that did crazy things for this football club and for football in general

‘I loved their aura. And they were big-moment players. They always step up and perform on the big stage, which is what I’m here to do.’

‘My mum was gassed when she heard the news about me signing for CHELSEA. She’s very happy.

‘She loved back in the day when we had all the African players because obviously she’s from Nigeria, so she’s always had a soft spot for Chelsea.’

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