Ancelotti: Blues not chasing Neymar

01 April 2011 02:00
Carlo Ancelotti has welcomed Neymar's latest declaration that he would love to join Chelsea. But the Blues boss insisted signing the Brazilian star was not currently on the club's agenda. Ancelotti attended Brazil's 2-0 friendly win against Scotland on Sunday, in which Neymar scored both goals. The 19-year-old Santos striker was reportedly the subject of a failed bid by Chelsea last summer and his value has undoubtedly gone up following his man-of-the-match performance at the Emirates Stadium. He said afterwards, "it's a dream of every player to play at Chelsea", reiterating comments he had made earlier in the season. Ancelotti said on Friday morning: "It's good news because it's good for the club and the manager if players want to come here. It shows the rumours are true there's a good atmosphere here. "He's very young, a fantastic talent. At this moment, we're not interested."

Source: PA