Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu has rubbished rumours linking him with a Chelsea move.
The 22-year-old midfielder is currently serving a four-month football ban after refusing to sign for Trabzonspor back in 2011 while deal over his move has been reached.
Earlier this week Turkish newspaper Fanatik claimed that Chelsea were on the verge to sign the 22-year-old midfielder who dreams of playing for Antonio Conte.
“God willing, I will be a Chelsea player next season.”: revealed Fanatik.
however, Leverkusen free-kick specialist has rubbished rumours linking him with a Stamford Bridge move.
“I said nothing about Chelsea in the press and did not talk to any Turkish journalist – neither about the court decision nor my future!” Calhanoglu stated on Twitter.
The midfielder was banned from football for four-months by Fifa in 2013 that Calhanoglu had agreed to sign for them from Karlsruhe in 2011, but he stayed in Germany.
Speaking about the decision, Bundesliga outfits sporting director Rudi Voeller labelled absence of as a huge blow.
“Although Bayer Leverkusen had nothing to do with this it is also punished,” added Voller, 56.
“Now we will miss an important player during a key part of the season.”