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Wright-Phillips denies Chelsea exit reports

Shaun Wright-Phillips has dismissed reports claiming he could be about to leave Chelsea after being dropped after the Carling Cup final defeat.

The winger was dropped from the starting line-up after a disappointing performance at Wembley against Tottenham.

He did not feature against West Ham and played only 11 minutes of the 3-0 victory over Olympiacos in the Champions League.

Rumours began to spread that Wright-Phillips was among a group of unhappy players ready to exit Stamford Bridge.

However, the 26-year-old, who returned to the side for the FA Cup clash with Barnsley on Saturday, has insisted he is happy at Chelsea.

"With Chelsea I believe I can get better - and that's what I am trying to do every day," Wright-Phillips said in the Daily Star.

"After the Carling Cup final there was no truth in what was being said. We lost and we weren't happy because as a team we should have done a lot, lot better - but that was it.

"I heard about what was being said and written - and it was a load of rubbish."

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