Chelsea Transfer Round Up: Mourinho left Blue faced in the pursuit of El Shaarawy - originally posted on Soccerlens.comAC Milan have sounded out a hands-off warning to those interested, that star winger Stephan El Shaarawy will not be sold in the summer, following rumours of strong interest from Premier League outfits – Chelsea and Manchester City.
Reports emerged yesterday that Chelsea are plotting a move for the Milan ace, as Jose Mourinho looks to have earmarked him as a potential transfer target.
The 20-year-old has been courted by several European heavyweights, including the likes of PSG, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Arsenal, but it appears that Chelsea have stolen a march on their rivals with a big money offer.
However, Milan have moved swiftly to quash all rumours about El Shaarawy. The statement on Milan’s official website read:
“There has been a meeting between (Milan vice president) Adriano Galliani, Stephan El Shaarawy and the young star’s entourage.