Playmaker and defender are not heading for Parc des Princes, says Leonardo.
Paris Saint-Germain’s sporting director Leonardo has denied the club are interest in Inter Milan contract-rebel Wesley Sneijder and Chelsea’s Ashley Cole.
Sneijder, 27, has been told he can leave the San Siro on the cheap next month, after a high-profile contract dispute with the Serie A giants.
The Netherlands international, who has been linked with Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham, was thought to be a target for mega-rich Ligue 1 outfit but PSG.
Cole, meanwhile, is expected to leave Chelsea next summer on a free transfer, after the West Londoners refused to offer the 31-year-old more than a one-year contract extension.
The former Arsenal defender has been linked with a reunion with former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelloti, who is now in charge at the Parc des Princes but Leonardo has denied interest in both Sneijder and the Blues left-back.
“We have never spoken with Ashley Cole, there has never been any contact. (PSG coach) Carlo (Ancelotti) was his coach at Chelsea, that’s why that story is doing the rounds,” said Leonardo.
He added: “Sincerely, we have never contacted Wesley Sneijder to come to PSG – we have five players in his position already.”
PSG, the French league leaders, are currently in Qatar with Ligue 1 on a winter break.
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