Jose Bosingwa staying at Chelsea after 12 month extension wards off AC Milan interest

20 January 2011 01:38
Staying put: Portuguese Jose Bosingwa has been handed a 12 month contract extension on his contract[LNB] Chelsea will end any hopes AC Milan have of signing Jose Bosingwa by triggering an option for a further 12 months on his contract.[LNB]The Portugal defender's current deal expires in the summer and the Serie A club were eyeing a cut-price move this month or signing him on a free in the summer.[LNB]But the Stamford Bridge club intend to take up the option of handing him a further year, effectively ending Milan's hopes of swooping for Bosingwa.[LNB]Meanwhile, Didier Drogba has revealed the bout of malaria that has rocked his season was first diagnosed as flu.[LNB]The Ivory Coast has scored just two Premier League goals from open play since October 10 - and his uncharacteristic blip has been blamed on the disease.[LNB]Drogba said: 'The was really bad, so bad that it lasted two months. It should be something that could be solved in a few weeks. [LNB]'At first the tests didn't show that it was malaria. The doctor thought it was flu, so that's why we lost time. [LNB]'While we thought it was flu I was playing, because for me I can handle flu. I lost fitness, but I was working hard and trying to help the team.'[LNB] Lack of experienced players is making me blue: Drogba admits Ballack, Cole, Deco, Carvalho and Belletti are all missedIvanovic on the brink of new four-year deal to stay at ChelseaChelsea's £26m target Sanchez to stay at Udinese, insists Italian clubChelsea ready to splash up to £25m to secure the services of Benfica's Luiz[LNB]  Explore more:People: Jose Bosingwa, Didier Drogba Places: Milan, Portugal

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