The Blues midfield Maestro Cesc Fabregas has reportedly rejected a big-money offer from the Far East to stay with the club next season.
As The Sun reports, the huge offer would have seen him secure a deal worth £200,000 a week after tax, however, the Spaniard wants to stay in west London ahead of Antonio Conte’s arrival at the club this summer.
It is understood that after Oscar had turned down the advances of Jiangsu Suning, The Spaniard was next on the club’s list as they, along with their opponents in the Chinese Super League, are preparing for the summer transfer market for their next splurge.
The Asia has become a common place for some high-profile stars in Europe, with Alex Teixeira, Jackson Martinez, and Ramires all making the transfer beyond to the Far East earlier this year.
With the financial awards on offer, it is unquestionably difficult for many to ignore the interest and the opportunity for a fresh start outside of Europe in a league that continues to go from strength to strength given the entrance of high-level footballers.
But, The Spain International has reportedly opted to buck the trend and stay in England where he will hope to become an essential part of Conte’s plans next campaign.
The Blues have endured a miserable season in their bid to defend their Premier League crown this year, However with the Italian’s appointment, they will hope to get back to competing at the top of the table next season.