Chelsea target Alexis Sanchez claims he is not contemplating a potential summer move as his focus is solely on his current club Udinese, according to the Italian press.
The Chilean international has been in magnificent from this season as he strives to help his club reach the Champions League, but although he has continually been linked to a move away from Stadio Friuli, the winger insists he is ignorant to the rumours.
“I’m not even thinking about the transfer market right now and my focus is completely on Serie A. I want to do everything I can week in and week out to help the club achieve their objectives.”
Terry set for captaincy.
John Terry is close to being named as full-time England captain once again, in place of Rio Ferdinand, according to the Telegraph.
Fabio Capello will reportedly travel to Manchester today to deliver the news to the Ferdinand, who was due to miss out on the Wales vs. England clash at Cardiff anyway, due to injury.
It appears the Italian feels the Chelsea skipper has been punished enough: “After one year of punishment, it’s a good period to understand a mistake.
“First of all I want to know when he’ll be fit because he’s a very important player for us. And after that I will explain to him what I will do next week, if I will decide for the new captain to be John Terry.”
Torres wants Europe win.
Under pressure Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has made the Champions League his biggest priority this season, the Guardian report.
Carlo Ancelotti is expecting to have all his forwards available again against Copenhagen on Wednesday, and this means once more the spotlight will fall on the Spanish star as he attempts to break his duck.
When questioned about his preference for success, El Nino was unequivocal is response: “Definitely the Champions League. After winning the World Cup and the European Championship it is the biggest prize you can win. I would also love to win the Premier League, as it’s a great competition.”