Paolo Maldini: ” Chelsea wanted me “

Paolo Maldini: ” Chelsea wanted me “

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The legend, Paolo Maldini has revealed he received an offer from Chelsea when he was at AC Milan.

Maldini received an offer from the Blues back when Gianluca Vialli’s was in charge at the club. He was the Chelsea manager between 1998 and 2000 and persuaded Maldini for a new adventure in England.

Derspite several personal phone calls made from the former Juventus striker,  Maldini had his mind set for AC Milan and went on to play his entire career at the same club.

He made a an impressive total of 902 appearances for his club, AC Milan. He said:

“Vialli called me and wanted me at Chelsea, so that I could have a new challenge in England. However, I always felt that my career as a player would start and end in a Milan shirt”