Savid Markham talks to ANDY MYERS

Andy Myers returns to Stamford Bridge tomorrow, warning his Bradford City team-mates not to get drawn into the big match atmosphere and forget the reason for their visit.

Myers, who joined City from Chelsea last summer in an £850,000 deal, said: "It will be a great experience for everyone and Stamford Bridge is a great stage to play on, but we won't be going there just to make up the numbers.

"Chelsea were excellent in beating Feyenoord this week. In fact, they have been excellent in all their Champions League matches so far.

"People say they are not doing as well in the Premiership, but they are only two points behind what they were at this stage last season."

Chelsea will be favourites to beat City if they re-produce the form that helped them to beat Feyenoord, but Myers said: "Anything can happen on the day.

"If you catch them on a good day with the quality they have got, it will obviously be difficult for us, but we all need to muck in.

"They have been known to slip up when they have come back into the Premiership from Champions League matches and they lost at Watford, for example, after a Champions League match.

"It is going to be a hard game. We are not kidding ourselves about that. They are a good side, with world class internationals, but anything can happen. We can attack and if you catch teams cold you never know."

The only regret for Myers is that if manager Paul Jewell continues to play his recent line-up he will probably have to be content with a place on the bench.

Hounslow-born Myers, who was 26 earlier this month, made more than 100 league and cup appearances for Chelsea, but came north in pursuit of regular first team football.

Unfortunately for him, it has not worked out that way. After signing just in time to join City on their week's visit to St Kitts, he missed most of the pre-season training with a thigh strain.

Then, after being kept out of the side by the good form of Wayne Jacobs, he got into the team only to be sent off in the 1-0 win at Derby County at the end of September.

He said: "I missed a match through suspension, then I got the flu and after that Paul Jewell changed the shape of the team. Since then, Lee Sharpe has done really well at left back.

"It's just one of those things that happens in football. You have to be patient, keep plugging away and see what happens."

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