Everton Fans Launch ‘#FreeZouma’ Movement on Twitter to Try Force Chelsea to Sell Cult Hero

​If you haven’t noticed, Kurt Zouma is a good defender. Really good, actually. He showed that on loan last season with Everton, and it looks like the Frenchman left a lasting impression on the club’s supporters.

Bringing Zouma back permanently was always going to be a tough ask, with Chelsea dealing with their transfer ban this summer, but that certainly hasn’t stopped fans from doing their piece and launching the #FreeZouma movement on Twitter.

This wasn’t just a casual surge in popularity. Oh no. #FreeZouma took over the world. It was trending worldwide, with countless supporters voicing their desire to see the ever-smiling Frenchman back at Goodison Park permanently. 

Everywhere you looked, there was a #FreeZouma post, and it wasn’t just casual fans who were getting in on the fun – even the admins of Zenit St. Petersburg decided they didn’t want to miss out.


​​Understandably, ​Chelsea fans felt the need to jump online to defend their club. The Blues weren’t going to sit back and allow a Twitter movement to overwhelm them.

With ​Gary Cahill leaving the club this summer, Zouma is expected to earn plenty of game time next season, and it would take a huge offer to tempt Chelsea to sell the centre-back. Plus, many fans felt as though ​Everton were due a taste of their own medicine, after refusing to sell ​John Stones to the Blues back in 2015.


​​You can bet that Zouma will have seen the posts – how could he avoid them? However, will they actually persuade him to push for a Chelsea exit? Well, that’s a whole different story.


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