Date: 15th February 2009 at 3:43pm
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Chelsea FC has today confirmed that Manchester City approached the club over the possible sale of John Terry. However City’s approach was simply knocked back as Chelsea believe that their captain is the “heart” of their club.

Chelsea Executive told their official website:

“We made it very clear that John was not for sale,”

“We did not entertain any further conversation on the subject and nor will we in the future.

“John is our captain and the captain of England. He is part of the heart and soul of Chelsea.”

John Terry was also informed of the approach and he moved quickly to commit himself to the Chelsea Cause:

“Chelsea told me what had happened with the enquiry as a courtesy,”.

“I was very happy with their reaction as mine would have been the same. I have always said that I want to end my career at the club which I love and we all see no reason why that cannot happen.

“Given recent events I am more determined than ever to make Chelsea successful again.”

I think that this approach was just another move by the owner’s to show that they mean business even though that they knew the move would not materialise. I’m getting bored of this now though. I mean the Kaka deal was bad enough but to literally approach every big name will just give more ammunition for haters to this club.