Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Ukrainian striker Andriy Shevchenko has decided to leave the club.
Ancelotti revealed Shevchenko had decided to move on because there was no guarantee of first-team football at Stamford Bridge.
He said: "I spoke with Shevchenko. He would like to play with continuity here for me but it is difficult for me to give him the possibility to play a lot of matches and he will take the right decision for him. We have told him he can go."
The Italian coach also rejected fresh speculation that the Blues had made a £57million bid for Bayern Munich midfielder Franck Ribery.
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