Dzeko: “I was not ready to join Chelsea in January transfer window”

Dzeko: “I was not ready to join Chelsea in January transfer window”

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AS Roma forward Edin Dzeko admitted he wanted to stay at the Serie A side as “nobody wanted me to move to Chelsea”.

It is understood the Blues were closing in on a move to land the Bosnia-Erzegovina striker in January, before the move collapsed. And Dzeko recently told Face TV: “Chelsea is a big challenge and I know what kind of a club that is, I’ve been at Man City and I wasn’t ready to move to Chelsea”.

“Nobody I spoke to wanted me to move to Chelsea so I decided to stay.

Dzeko added: “It has been tough period, a lot of stories and information, true and false, were written, everything went through my head, I wasn’t clear or certain of anything at the time.”