Is Mata the genius Chelsea needs?
Roman Abramovich was a week late. He had just bought Chelsea and was planning to spend hundreds of millions revamping the squad, but money couldn't buy the one player he truly wanted -- Gianfranco Zola.
Zola had left a week earlier, to return to his native Sardinia and a final stint at Cagliari, the island's biggest club. A few months earlier, he had been voted the greatest player in the history of Chelsea Football Club, showing how much the supporters loved him. The feeling ...
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