Kurt Zouma

Born: October 27, 1994 (age 22)

Height: 6'2.5" (190cm)

Hometown: Lyon, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Defender
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Career History
Youth2009-2011Saint-Etienne
Senior2011-2014Saint-Etienne
2014-Chelsea
→ 2014Saint-Etienne (loan)
→ 2017-Stoke City (loan)
International2015-France
Sports Mole has 319 articles about Kurt Zouma. Articles 1 to 40:
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Live Commentary: Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Stoke City's 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League.
Aug 19, 16:30
Mark Hughes 'smiles' before the match between Manchester City and Stoke City on March 8, 2017
Mark Hughes targeting more new Stoke City signings
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes 'hopes to sign a couple more players' before this summer's transfer window closes.
Aug 12, 22:00
Wayne Rooney in action for Everton against Sevilla on August 6, 2017
Team News: Wayne Rooney, Michael Keane start for Everton
Wayne Rooney makes his first Premier League start for Everton in 13 years.
Aug 12, 14:05
Bruno Martins Indi in action for Stoke City against Manchester City in the Premier League on March 8, 2017
Stoke City seal Bruno Martins Indi deal
Stoke City complete a permanent deal for Porto defender Bruno Martins Indi.
Aug 11, 13:20
Mark Hughes watches on during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Stoke City on May 6, 2017
Mark Hughes "happy enough" with Stoke City transfer business
Mark Hughes says that he intends to win a trophy this season after a 'reasonable' transfer window for Stoke City thus far.
Aug 9, 15:32
Antonio Conte and windswept Arsene Wenger during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Community Shield match between FA Cup holders Arsenal and Premier League champions Chelsea at Wembley.
Aug 5, 00:11
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are entering the final 12 months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
Football Association conucillor Peter Coates during the Premier League match between Fulham and Stoke City on February 11, 2012
Stoke City still in market for new signings
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates confirms that the club are still hopeful of doing more business this summer, having already brought in four new faces.
Jul 26, 22:16
Chelsea's Kurt Zouma in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Kurt Zouma joins Stoke City on loan
Stoke City confirm the signing of France international Kurt Zouma on a season-long loan from Premier League champions Chelsea.
Jul 21, 14:36
Chelsea's Kurt Zouma in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Kurt Zouma 'pictured in Stoke City kit'
Chelsea centre-back Kurt Zouma is pictured in a Stoke City training kit as the Frenchman closes in on a loan move to the Britannia Stadium.
Jul 17, 12:55
Chelsea's Kurt Zouma in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Mark Hughes "very hopeful" over Kurt Zouma
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes is "very hopeful" of signing Chelsea centre-back Kurt Zouma on loan this summer.
Jul 13, 11:39
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Report: Stoke City favourites to sign Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma on loan
Stoke City are thought to be the favourites to sign Chelsea's Kurt Zouma on loan after positive talks between the clubs were held on Wednesday, according to reports.
Jul 12, 22:50
Chelsea's Kurt Zouma in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Kurt Zouma to hold talks with Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma will reportedly hold talks with Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion over a possible loan move.
Jul 11, 21:53
Chelsea's Kurt Zouma in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Valencia 'in talks with Chelsea centre-back Kurt Zouma'
Chelsea reportedly agree to sell Kurt Zouma to Valencia, who now face a fight to convince the 22-year-old to make the move to Spain.
Jul 11, 18:38
Vitolo celebrates the opener during the Europa League semi-final between Shakhtar Donetsk and Sevilla on April 28, 2016
Chelsea target Vitolo heading to Atletico Madrid
Las Palmas chief Toni Cruz reveals that Atletico Madrid will loan Vitolo to the club until January once they finalise a move for the £35m-rated Sevilla attacker.
Jul 4, 20:32
Crystal Palace's Mamadou Sakho before the Premier League match against Liverpool on April 23, 2017
Crystal Palace 'admit defeat in bid to sign Mamadou Sakho from Liverpool'
Crystal Palace have been priced out of a move for Mamadou Sakho and could now turn their attention to Ajax ace Joel Veltman, according to a report.
Jul 1, 09:32
Vitolo celebrates the opener during the Europa League semi-final between Shakhtar Donetsk and Sevilla on April 28, 2016
Chelsea open to player exchange to land Sevilla attacker Vitolo?
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is prepared to send either Michy Batshuayi or Kurt Zouma to Sevilla in an attempt to broker a deal for attacker Vitolo, according to a report.
Jun 28, 19:23
Chelsea's Kurt Zouma in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Report: Sevilla pursuing Chelsea's Kurt Zouma
La Liga outfit Sevilla are reportedly confident of signing Chelsea centre-back Kurt Zouma in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 16, 11:53
Lyon's Corentin Tolisso during the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Bayern Munich 'in talks with Lyon's Corentin Tolisso'
Bayern Munich reportedly open talks with Lyon over midfielder Corentin Tolisso.
Jun 10, 17:25
Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac poses for a team photo on July 17, 2015
Premier League: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2017
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Premier League with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jun 6, 12:00
Lyon's Corentin Tolisso during the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Chelsea take interest in Corentin Tolisso?
Chelsea reportedly take an interest in signing Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso during the transfer window.
Jun 1, 16:25
Virgil Van Dijk in action during the Europa League game between Southampton and Hapoel Be'er Sheva on December 8, 2016
Chelsea increase attempts to sign Virgil van Dijk?
Chelsea are reportedly prepared to offer wages of £170,000 per week in order to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.
Jun 1, 11:27
John Terry comes on during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Team News: John Terry, Michy Batshuayi handed rare starts for Chelsea's clash against Watford
John Terry and Michy Batshuayi are given rare starts for Chelsea in this evening's Premier League match against Watford at Stamford Bridge.
May 15, 19:04
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Chelsea to allow defender Kurt Zouma to leave on loan?
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is reportedly prepared to allow defender Kurt Zouma to spend a season away from the club on loan.
May 4, 10:59
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa on Chelsea bench
Diego Costa and Eden Hazard start on the bench for Chelsea as they face Tottenham Hotspur in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Apr 22, 16:18
Gary Cahill demonstrates his remarkable drinking skills during the Premier League game between Hull City and Chelsea on October 1, 2016
Gary Cahill: 'I am not to blame for Manchester United goal'
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill refuses to accept the blame for Manchester United's second goal in their 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford despite criticism from pundits.
Apr 16, 22:00
Ander Herrera celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Result: Manchester United end Chelsea hoodoo to close on top four in Premier League
Ander Herrera scores one and sets up another to help Manchester United to a 2-0 win over Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Apr 16, 17:52
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Team News: Nemanja Matic, Victor Moses back for Chelsea
Nemanja Matic and Victor Moses return for Chelsea's trip to Bournemouth.
Apr 8, 16:32
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Antonio Conte explains half-time change as Chelsea beat Manchester City
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that it was a "tactical" decision to introduce Nemanja Matic for Kurt Zouma during his side's 2-1 win over Manchester City.
Apr 6, 09:26
Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard in action during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at St Mary's Stadium on October 30, 2016
Result: Eden Hazard keeps Chelsea seven points clear at top of Premier League
Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 at Stamford Bridge to remain seven points clear at the summit, courtesy of two goals from Eden Hazard.
Apr 5, 21:51
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Vincent Kompany, Fabian Delph start for Manchester City
Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph start for Manchester City's trip to Chelsea.
Apr 5, 19:04
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Defender Kurt Zouma to consider Chelsea future in summer
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma hints that he may consider leaving Stamford Bridge during the summer.
Mar 27, 12:10
A happy Pedro in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Result: Chelsea prove too strong for Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux
Pedro and Diego Costa score a goal apiece in the final 30 minutes to help Chelsea to a 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in round five of the FA Cup.
Feb 18, 19:24
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Team News: Chelsea make seven changes at Wolverhampton Wanderers
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte makes seven changes to his side ahead of their FA Cup fifth-round trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers, while Paul Lambert switches round five players.
Feb 18, 16:42
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Kurt Zouma to discuss Chelsea future at end of season
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma admits that he may need to look elsewhere for first-team football at the end of the season.
Feb 10, 13:17
Branislav Ivanovic celebrates scoring for Chelsea against Sunderland on December 19, 2015
West Brom boss Tony Pulis confirms club never wanted Branislav Ivanovic
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis rules out making a late move for Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.
Jan 30, 10:57
Nathan Ake of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013
Team News: Nathan Ake handed Chelsea start in FA Cup
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte hands a start to Nathan Ake as the Blues host Brentford in the FA Cup fourth round.
Jan 28, 14:08
Chelsea's John Terry during the EFL Cup match between Chelsea and Bristol Rovers at Stamford Bridge on August 23, 2016
Bournemouth 'make John Terry loan enquiry'
Bournemouth reportedly enquire about the possibility of signing Chelsea captain John Terry on loan until the end of the season.
Jan 10, 21:05
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Antonio Conte "very happy" to have Kurt Zouma back in Chelsea side
Antonio Conte hails the strength in depth of his Chelsea squad following the 4-1 win over Peterborough United, while also praising the performance of Kurt Zouma.
Jan 8, 18:02
Chelsea winger Pedro in action against Leicester City during their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on October 15, 2016
Result: Ten-man Chelsea breeze past Peterborough United in FA Cup
Chelsea book their spot in the fourth round of the FA Cup after recording a 4-1 victory over League One side Peterborough United.
Jan 8, 16:53



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