Former Chelsea player rejects West Ham transfer

Former Chelsea player rejects West Ham transfer

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Former Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra has rejected West Ham transfer in order to join Marseille.

The 30-year-old midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to West Ham but in the end he was unable to join the club due to a dispute with Diarra’s former club Lokomotiv Moscow.

Instead,Lassana Diarra has signed a four-year deal at the Ligue 1 club.

The French player joined Chelsea in 2005 from Le Havre. He spent two years at Stamford Bridge. He was named Chelsea’s young player of the season for 2005/06. His contract with Chelsea has expired in January 2008 so Chelsea have sold him to Arsenal.