Chelsea defender Reece James wants to surpass the legacies of John Terry and Didier Drogba at the club according to his father, Nigel James. James Snr. Talked about Reece James surpassing Didier Drogba and John Terry in an exclusive interview with popular English publication The Athletic. He revealed that he would get emotional if his son manages to meet the target of surpassing the Chelsea legacies of Drogba and Terry at Stamford Bridge.
Nigel said it’s a phenomenal achievement for his son to reach the milestone of 100 Chelsea games at the age of 21 and that some people play 300 games throughout their careers. He disclosed that Reece James has eyes on being captain in the future. James Snr. also said that Drogba and Terry are Chelsea legends before adding that his son has been at the club since the age of six. According to him, no one has at Chelsea for that long and captained the club. He’s hoping that Reece James would be the first to achieve the feat.
Reece James has been in good form for Chelsea this season with five goals and six assists in 20 games in all competitions.