Roma’s Edin Dzeko ‘happy’ he rejected Chelsea in January

The right decision

Former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has revealed that he is glad that he did not complete a move to Chelsea in the January transfer window.

The Bosnian forward was set to move to Stamford Bridge as cover for Alvaro Morata with Michy Batshuayi set to leave on loan.

Though, the Roma forward did not make the move and Olivier Giroud was brought into the club instead.

Now, the player has gone from strength to strength in Italy and scored the first goal in an incredible comeback win over Barcelona in the Champions League.

‘Very happy’

Dzeko has admitted that he is glad that he did not make the move to London in January but admitted ‘it wasn’t easy’.

The player was said to have been offered a big deal at Chelsea but he also went onto admit that ‘money doesn’t matter’.

‘Now I can play the semi-final too!’ Dzeko told Mediaset Premium, cited by the Daily Mail.

‘It wasn’t easy, but I stayed here and am very happy to be here. I think the club is glad too!’

‘Let’s not talk about it. Money doesn’t matter.

‘This was the best, but even better may well be yet to come. It proved we can play against anyone, as Barcelona are such a strong side. We put three goals past them and could’ve had more.

‘I have never seen Barcelona struggle so much. We pressed them constantly from the first minute.

‘I hope to the Final! Nobody believed in us and we have reached the semi-final for the first time in the Champions League.

‘I am very happy that I can watch the draw for the semi-finals and see my Roma there.’

Chelsea concern: PSG’s move for midfielder N’Golo Kante intensifies

One player who could also be on his way out of Chelsea is N’Golo Kante.

The Frenchman has been linked with a move away from the club this week and links continue to grow stronger.

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