Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has emphatically warned Carlo Ancelotti from attempting to sign any of his players at Stamford Bridge, Sky
Former Chelsea boss Ancelotti took over the reins at French side Paris Saint Germain and is expected to be given substantial transfer funds when the window opens. PSG are backed by wealthy billionaire group Qatari and Ancelotti is looking to some of his former players at Chelsea. Striker Didier Drogba has been linked with a move away from West London and Ancelotti would be delighted to sign the Ivorian.
Villas-Boas will rebut any approach from the Italian manager and accepted that managers often try to sign their old players once joining a new side. The Chelsea boss failed to sign defender Alvaro Pereira in the summer from former side Porto and has been linked with Joao Moutinho and Hulk from the Portuguese champions. Villas-Boas also claimed that he was confident his players would not want to sign for the Parisians, even with Ancelotti in charge.
The Chelsea manager said: ‘They’re not for sale. It’s a situation that can happen. There’s always that possibility, because you get to know people from the past. There’s big investment now with the Qatari owners, but I’m unsure whether players would respond to their call as they would from the most prestigious clubs out there’.
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