"They're only doing this to damage Ronaldinho. I know what I am talking about because I have experienced this situation in Barcelona for three years. I do not understand the lack of respect towards a player who has changed the history of the club.
"It seems that everyone has forgotten what this boy has achieved.
"Here (at Chelsea), nobody thinks that Ronnie is finished, you do not know how highly they talk about him. Here it is understood that a player can have a bad day, that a team can play poorly."
Asked if Chelsea will sign Ronaldinho, Ten Cate replied: "I do not know, I do not have any idea, nobody has said anything to me. We are working with the group to obtain the highest objectives, that is my job and I have enough on my plate with my job ..."