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12 Oct 2011 12:33:24

Thomas Muller: I rejected Chelsea move

Thomas Muller claims he turned down a move to Chelsea after helping Germany to the World Cup semi-finals in 2010. The Bayern Munich forward won the Golden Boot for the leading scorer at South Africa 2010 and hit the target twice in the 4-1 humiliation of England in the last 16. But Muller rejected the transfer offers that followed because he was not ready to leave his homeland. Bad memories: Thomas Muller scored twice against England at South Africa 2010 Day to forget: Mueller's Germany dumped England out in the last 16 The 22-year-old Bayern youth product has also been linked with Manchester United but insists he has no reason to leave the German giants. 'I wasn't just offered a little after the World Cup - I refused several offers, including one from Chelsea,' said Muller. 'It's an honourable club, and it's not something that's offered every day, but I didn't think it was reasonable to make that step at such a young age. Home sweet home: Muller (centre) says he is loving life at Bayern Munich 'A change would have been ridiculous after only one year playing as a pro, and at my age you have to play. 'Now I see no reason why I should move, I love Bayern.'   Chelsea supplied opposition group list of Bridge freeholders that included dead fans Premier League rivals set to pull the plug on Liverpool's groundbreaking TV rights planEverton striker Cahill calls on Toffees to get stuck into ChelseaAll the latest Chelsea FC news, features and opinion


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