• Premier League

Sneijder plays down links with Chelsea

ESPN staff
October 21, 2013
Wesley Sneijder helped Galatasaray win the Turkish league in his first season at the club © PA Photos

Wesley Sneijder insists he is happy to stay at Galatasaray following links with a move to Chelsea.

Netherlands' manager Louis van Gaal urged the 29-year-old to join Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge and link up with his former manager at Inter Milan.

However, Sneijder says he is happy to remain in Turkey with the back-to-back league champions.

"Everywhere Jose Mourinho goes they make some rumours about me following," Sneijder told Lig TV.

"Whatever club I'm at I will give 100%, I love this club and I am not even thinking to leave. It's just rumours and you will see come January I will be linked with Chelsea again but I am staying here.

"Every transfer market I am apparently moving to one club or another but these are just rumours, I am happy and I like life here."

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