Zamora vows to beef up like Drogba during injury lay-off
Published 23:00 10/10/10 By James Nursey
Crocked England striker Bobby Zamora aims to out-muscle Didier Drogba on his Premier League return and "bully" defenders even more.
Fulham hitman Zamora, 29, is out until March after breaking his leg in a challenge by Wolves' Karl Henry.
He has accepted Henry's apology over the accident but has deliberately not watched footage of the incident since.
Zamora, who made his international bow in August, is concentrating on his recovery by spending several hours in the gym daily to bulk up like Chelsea's Drogba.
"I will come back stronger," vowed Zamora.
"I will use my time wisely and I am looking forward to my time in the gym now.
"Strength in the game is so important.
"The likes of Didier Drogba are so good when the ball is played up to them and I have tried to install that in my game.
"I was bullying centre halves and want to do it again.
"If just means pushing the likes of Nemanja Vidic a little bit further away to create a bit more space it will be worth it."
Zamora became a father to twin baby girls and signed a new four-year £50,000-a-week contract at Craven Cottage earlier this summer which has cheered him up after his injury.
And he has the incentive of playing for England in future too after recognition from boss Fabio Capello for scoring 19 goals last season.
Zamora added: "Mr Capello seems to be looking for a targetman as he has just called up Kevin Davies.
"He is looking for that sort of player and I would like to give it a go.
"Hopefully I will come back and do what I did before so I will keep working hard."
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