Top Players in Chelsea F.C History

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Marcel Desailly

Marcel Desailly played with Chelsea F.C from 1998-2004 and enjoyed success during his tenure with the club. Before joining Chelsea,  Desailly had an impressive resume. His leadership and knowledge proved to be key factors in building winning teams for Chelsea. Marcel was known to be one of the best defenders in the game and his centre-back partnership with Frank Leboeuf was one of the best pairings in Chelsea history.

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Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba may go down as one of best players to ever put on a Chelsea uniform. He played from 2004-2012 and then again in  2014-2015 before leaving for the Montreal Impact. Drogba won the the Premier League, FA Cup four times, and the Champions League once in 2012. Wow, talk about an impressive resume. Drogba scored over 160 goals in 381 career games for Chelsea. He was a star player that exemplified what a true leader is.

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Gianfranco Zola

Another legendary player, Gianfranco Zola also enjoyed an incredible career while playing for Chelsea F.C. He played from 1996-2003 and scored 80 goals in 297 matches. Not too bad, right ? During the 1997-1998, Zola was a key member in guiding  Chelsea to win 3 more trophies, the League Cup, the Winner cup and the Super cup. Zola is regarded a a beloved figure by the Chelsea faithful.

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Peter Osgood

Peter Osgood made an impact as soon as he played his first game with the club. Osgood scored 2 goals in his first game and right away, many realized how talented this kid was. He played from 1964-1974. During his career and scored 105 goals in 289 appearances, an impressive achievement to say the least.  The 1970 FA Cup may go down as one of the best performances in history, as Osgood would score a goal in every round.

 

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Bobby Tambling

Tambling enjoyed success during his time with the club, as he played with Chelsea from 1959-1970. Tambling still holds impressive records for the Chelsea club with most goals scored in one game with five and all-time goals with 202 in 370 games. A record that his still yet to be broken.

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