Today’s Chelsea transfer news and gossip roundup.
Barcelona rule out selling Messi to Chelsea
Barcelona have responded to recent rumours linking star player Lionel Messi with a move to Chelsea, Sky Sports reports.
The Argentine, 27, was recently the subject of a shock £118m bid from the Blues, though this bid was swiftly rejected by the Catalan giants.
The club’s president has now explained that he hopes Messi spends his entire career with Barca, despite also attracting interest from the likes of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.