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​Chelsea playmaker Ziyech: Why they call me the wizard...

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Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech has explained why he was given the nickname 'the wizard.'

Ziyech was one of the most influential players at Ajax over the past few seasons, winning the club's player of the year award three seasons in a row.

The Moroccan has brought quality to Chelsea this season, but has missed more games than he would like due to injury.

He told the club's official website: "I played one game in Ajax and I played a good game and after the game, the day after, one of the guys from the social media of Ajax posted something with that name and from that moment, people started calling me like that.

"Even now, I remember when I left Ajax and I came here but I was back in Holland a couple of times back, I was walking on the street and people called me the wizard.

"And people always use that wizard emoji on social media."

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