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Pizarro targets silverware

14 Jun 2007 - 07:41:25

Summer signing Claudio Pizarro believes he has joined a side capable of challenging for the Champions League after completing a free transfer move to Chelsea.

Pizarro, 28, became Blues boss Jose Mourinho's second signing of the close season when he completed a Bosman free transfer move from Bayern Munich last month.

The Peru international had been a bit-part player at the Bundesliga club last summer, but decided to move to Stamford Bridge after revealing his desire to win more silverware.

Pizarro, who scored 71 times in 174 appearances during six years in Bavaria, will be reunited with Germany captain Michael Ballack, who left Bayern for Chelsea in a similar free transfer switch last summer.

"It was the right time to leave Munich, but I am still sad for having said goodbye to them," he admitted.

"But a new opportunity appeared, I have a new challenge to face and I'm delighted with it.

"Now I have the opportunity to win the Champions League with a great team and a great coach.

"My goal is to win the Premier League title and all the other cups we'll play in."


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