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Reece James describes the greatest moment of his Chelsea career

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RChelsea defender Reece James has admitted Chelsea’s Champions League victory in Porto is the greatest moment of his career so far since playing for the blues

Reece James was part of the squad who secured the club’s second Champions League trophy following a 1-0 win in Portugal against Manchester City On May 29th.

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James was a exceptional, as were the rest of the team who played, in winning the European cup, which saw the defender win his first senior trophy at the club.

James is now at the European Championships with England for the summer as a result of an excellent season at Chelsea.

“It’s the greatest moment of my career so far,” he told talkSPORT.

“Those seven minutes added on were the longest seven minutes of my life.

“We had to dig in together and fight the last stages of the game out.”

James has come through the ranks at Chelsea from youth level to first-team and he’s completed the dream.

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He added: “Growing up, I always wanted to come through at Chelsea and I always thought I had the ability.

“The journey has had a lot of ups and downs and it’s been tough.

“I’m very grateful and thankful I’m here. I couldn’t have done it myself, it’s been a collective effort, I’ve had lots of great teammates and coaches.

“So many people have helped me along the way. It wasn’t easy, like it might’ve looked.

“I didn’t go to Chelsea and just break in straight away. I had to go out on loan, I had many setbacks, and a number of injuries I had to overcome.”

 

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