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Inter Milan defender Danilo D'Ambrosio: I could've joined Chelsea

Inter Milan defender Danilo D'Ambrosio has revealed he could've joined Chelsea as a teenager.

D'Ambrosio joined Inter in January from Torino.

"It is true, I was 16 years old and Chelsea wanted me," the 25-year-old former Torino defender has admitted.

"I remember that we went to London, my father and I. It was his first plane ride and I remember that he was more tense for the journey than for anything else.

"I remember everything, the crazy atmosphere, the facilities, fantastic but, in the end, in agreement with my family, I decided not to go there…

"Why? There was a fear of being too hasty. Certainly, they offered me a nice contract, but my parents told me that money is not everything in life and also I did not want to split the family at that time."

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