Romeu rules out Barcelona return for Chelsea stay

Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu has ruled out returning to boyhood club Barcelona, reports talkSPORT.

Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu has ruled out returning to boyhood club Barcelona, reports talkSPORT.

The 21-year-old joined from the La Liga side in July 2011 for a fee of around £4m but the club inserted buy-back clauses because they believed he would be progress to be a great talent.

However, in a match against Sunderland in December he suffered a serious knee injury that required surgery and was ruled out for the season.

"Yes, little has been said really. But I'm very happy here and I still have two years on my contract," he told El Iberico.

"I want to play and be happy. When Rafa Benitez arrived he gave me minutes, which is what I wanted, that's the important thing.

"There is no point of thinking about going to another club if you are not going to play.

"Playing in midfield for a club like Barca is virtually impossible. If I can make it big here I would be great."

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