Deco denies Chelsea links

Barcelona playmaker Deco has denied reports he has already signed an agreement with Chelsea.

Barcelona playmaker Deco has denied reports he has already signed an agreement with Chelsea.

The Portugal international has reportedly been told he can leave the Nou Camp this summer, resulting in speculation linking him with a move to the Premier League.

That speculation heightened following the announcement Portugal boss Luiz Felipe Scolari is set to take charge of Chelsea on July 1.

But Deco insists he is yet to agree anything with the Premier League side.

“I’ve not signed anything with Chelsea nor have I held any meetings in Dubrovnik with (Chelsea owner Roman) Abramovich,” the 30-year-old told Spanish newspaper El Mundo Deportivo.

On Thursday, Deco’s agent Acaz Fellegger said Deco was set to leave Barca, but rumours linking him with Chelsea were “all speculation”.

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