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Inter Milan defender Danilo D'Ambrosio: Why I turned down Chelsea

Inter Milan defender Danilo D'Ambrosio has spoken of rejecting Chelsea as a teenager.

Now 29, D'Ambrosio is firmly established at Inter.

He said, “I was still too young, as I as only 17 years old. I had a trial and they were ready to give me a five-year contract, but I would've had to move my mother or father.

"They were working, I didn't want to split the family up.

Chelsea offered me a lot more money, but you must chase dreams and not money. We went to sign a contract with Fiorentina instead."

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