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Turks blast Terry rumours

Last Updated: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:52

Galatasaray have blasted rumours linking them with a move for Chelsea star John Terry and insist they are 'not interested'.

The Blues skipper has had a tough few years on and off the pitch but appears to be back to his best following the return of Jose Mourinho to Stamford Bridge.

That has not stopped speculation suggesting the big-spending Turkish outfit are lining up a swoop for Terry, something which has now been denied by chief executive officer Lutfi Aribogan.

"John Terry is a great player, however our transfer priority is not to sign a centre-back," he said. "Our main goal is to target younger players and reduce the average age of the team.

"Terry is definitely not in any of our plans, neither Roberto Mancini or the board have shown any interest and no enquiries have been made.

"The club aims to sign Turkish players during the transfer window, all these rumours do is demotivate our defenders. I'm going to say it again and make it very clear, we are not interested in Terry."

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