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Azpilicueta: ‘I just always try to be available for the manager’

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Chelsea signed Cesar Azpilicueta from Marseille eight years ago and the versatile defender has always been available for his respective managers. 

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Frank Lampard left Chelsea at the end of the 2013/14 season. He is now back at the Stamford Bridge, managing proceedings from the dugout.

One of his trusted lieutenants on the pitch has been Cesar Azpilicueta. The Chelsea captain has been a consistent presence for the Blues. 

Azpilicueta made 49 appearances in all competition in Lampard’s first season in West London. Moreover, to his credit, he only missed two Premier League games. 

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The Spaniard has made 40 or more appearances for Chelsea in all of his eight years at the club. With the season coming to a close, Azpilicueta reflected on their achievements. 

With respect to his presence in the first-team squad, Azpilicueta is pleased with his achievement. He shared his personal ambition of always being available for the manager and give his best for the club.

“When I arrived at Chelsea, I couldn’t imagine the amount of games that I would play,” the Chelsea FC Instagram post read.

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“I just always try to be available for the manager, to train hard and to play hard whenever I have the chance so to reach this amount of games is amazing and it’s something I’m really proud of.”