Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern aren’t going to be wound up easily at the moment but the Hakan Calhanoglu story is certainly doing its best.
The Blues are flying in the Premier League and look very good to win the title they last achieved in 2014/15 with their latest comfortable win coming at home to Arsenal on Saturday.
Their lead is at nine points in the table and so, for many, attention is already turning to what they can do in the summer market to preserve their status as champions.
Indeed, the likes of Calhanoglu would be a start but the Bayer Leverkusen man has denied any claims he wants a move to Stamford Bridge.
He wrote on his own Twitter feed (@hakanc10🙂
I said nothing about Chelsea in the press & didn't talk to any Turkish journalist – neither about the court decision nor about my future!
— Hakan Çalhanoğlu (@hakanc10) February 6, 2017
This comes after Turkish newspaper Fanatik (via The Daily Mail) claimed to have quoted the player as wanting a move to London in the summer.
It now seems that is not what happened, though, and our resident Chelsea fans hope that any actual transfers that go through are not conducted in such a messy manner.
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