Benitez insisted he was in the dark over stories linking the 23-year-old with a move to Liverpool.
"I don't know what they said, because I didn't read the press," the Chelsea manager commented.
Tribal Football Staff are dedicated to the football tribes from all over the world. Our team is passionate about delivering football news to our hundreds of thousands of followers in all the corners of the globe. Football is life, It never stops, Neither do we.