Football

Dante claims Chelsea link was because of identity mix-up

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Wolfsburg defender Dante has insisted that a case of mistaken identity has seen him linked with a move to Chelsea. 

As reported by the Daily Mail, the former Bayern Munich man, who only completed a move to Wolfsburg in the summer transfer window, claims he didn't know why people were calling him asking about the Premier League champions. 

It was initially reported that the experienced defender said that moving to west London was his dream, but it was actually teenager Abdoul Dante who made the comments. 

SUBMIT AN ARTICLE

Apply to become a GMS writer by signing up and submitting a 250 word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay5

Article continues below

The player, who is the captain of Mali Under 17s, looks set for a bright future in the game, but still has some way to go before realising his dream. 

One thing is for sure, Dante of Wolfsburg isn't interested in a move to Stamford Bridge, as he told reporters: "It's been difficult and confusing for me. I couldn't understand why people were calling me and asking about Chelsea.

Article continues below

"I only left Bayern in the summer, I've got a three-year contract with Wolfsburg so I've nothing to look for. I don't know the other Dante but it's his dream, not mine!"

January 

Well, it appears that the signing of Dante is out of the question for the Blues, but Jose Mourinho must add to his squad in the January transfer window. 

Currently sitting in 16th position in the Premier League, Chelsea have endured a torrid start to the season, so the Blues chief must change the dynamic of his squad sooner rather than later. 

The likes of John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic and Co. have all failed to hit top form throughout the course of the campaign, so the self-proclaimed 'Special One' has some big decisions to make. 

Chelsea fans: who do you want your club to sign in January? Have your say below! 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Premier League
Transfer News
Chelsea
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again