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Shevchenko was wanted back at Chelsea by Ancelotti

Andriy Shevchenko had an offer to return to Chelsea while Carlo Ancelotti was in charge, he admits.

Instead, Shevchenko chose to join Dynamo Kyiv after a spell at AC Milan.

"I needed to play more," he told the Observer. "At the age of 33 you can't afford to be on the bench. I understood the competition was strong at Chelsea and that at that age I wouldn't have much chance of regular football. When I agreed to leave, I had a choice of five or six big clubs but I didn't really think seriously about them because I'd already decided the journey that began in Kiev would end in Kiev."

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