Zola will not quit West Ham for Chelsea

Reports have linked Zola with Luiz Felipe Scolari’s job as Chelsea boss as the Brazilian’s days at Stamford Bridge appear to be numbered.

Zola told the Sunday Mirror: “In football you never know what lies round the corner but I have no iintention of walking out on West Ham.

“I owe a lot to them. Not many clubs would have given me this opportunity.”

Zola added: “My main concern is to do well here and repay the faith West Ham and their supporters have shown in me.

“It’s not in my nature to walk out on something that has only just begun.”