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Barcelona midfielder Mascherano rejects Chelsea, Juventus enquiries

Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano has shut the door on interest from Chelsea.

The Blues, along with Italian giants Juventus, made an enquiry about his availability with a view to a bid at the end of the season.

The Argentina captain, however, is adamant it is too soon to consider quitting the La Liga leaders.

He said: "I have heard the rumours, but I am calm about my situation.

"I have spoken to nobody because I see my present and my future at Barca, and I don't want to leave this summer.

"It is a privilege to play some minutes in this super-squad and my mission now is to be patient, to learn and to perform at my best when opportunities come."

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