Ballack has failed at Stamford Bridge - Matthaus fears for Michael's future

23 April 2009 04:07
Germany legend Lothar Matthaus believes Michael Ballack could be ditched by Chelsea this summer. [LNB]Ballack's contract ends in June and the Germany captain is uncertain whether he will be offered a new deal. [LNB]The midfielder has not reproduced the form with Chelsea that he showed for Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich and former national team skipper Matthaus fears the worst for Ballack.[LNB] Flop? Michael Ballack's Chelsea contribution has been brought into question[LNB] 'At Chelsea Ballack is just present rather than right in the thick of things. He is a nominal player at the big London club - that is not an insult.,' said Matthaus (left).[LNB]'The Chelsea squad is packed with top stars. To establish yourself as a leading player there is hard. Ballack has not managed it.  [LNB]'He is always in the first team. The question is: For how much longer?'[LNB] It's all yours, Fergie! Chelsea boss Hiddink concedes title to rivals UnitedThe Czech's in the post - Ex-Blues boss Grant offered £900,000 national jobAnelka swipes at unambitious Arsenal and claims Chelsea are a bigger clubHATCHET MAN: Chelsea striker Anelka on the mark with dig at former club ArsenalCHELSEA FC

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