Report: Inter Milan winger Jonathan Biabiany turns down Chelsea move

Jonathan Biabiany

The Juventus wideman has turned down a deadline-day offer from Chelsea, according to reports in Italy.

As transfer deadline day ticks down, Sky Sports state that Inter Milan winger Jonathan Biabiany has turned down a move to Antonio Conte's Chelsea table-toppers.

The winger has decided he wants to remain with the Nerazzurri and is understood to have had reservations about whether or not he would have been part of the long-term project at Stamford Bridge.

Inter Milan's Jonhatan Biabiany (L) gestures as he leaves the pitchInter Milan's Jonhatan Biabiany (L) gestures as he leaves the pitch

With Chelsea a-wash with pace particularly on the right wing with Pedro and Willian, Biabiany may see an un-winnable battle to get selected in West London for the champions-elect.

A player of electric pace, his lack of physicality could present an issue, but it isn't one that has deterred Chelsea boss Antonio Conte from making an approach. 

Biabiany, 28, a native of Paris, spent an initial four-year spell in Milan between 2007 and 2011, before a four year stint with Parma until 2015, scoring 14 goals in 108 appearances for Crociati.

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The winger then made the return to the San Siro for the second official time as a free agent in July 2015, where he has netted just once in 20 games.

Chelsea's interest in the Serie A man is one of a number of reported deals the Blues have been linked to in recent days, as the Londoners look to improve their squad in the winter window.

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