Emerson Palmieri says ‘it’s still early to talk about the future’ as Chelsea left-back refuses to rule out of favor this summer ‘amid Inter Milan and Napoli interest’
- Emerson Palmieri has refused to rule out a possible summer break at Chelsea
- The defender hardly played for Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel this season
- Inter Milan and Napoli are both interested and Chelsea have asked for £ 17 million
Defender Emerson Palmieri has refused to rule out a possible summer break at Chelsea.
The left back has fallen in the pecking order at Stamford Bridge after only playing in the club’s cup competitions this season following Ben Chilwell’s arrival last summer.
According to reports in Italy, Inter Milan and Napoli are both interested in the 26-year-old and Chelsea have responded by paying him an asking price of £ 17 million.
Defender Emerson Palmieri has refused to rule out a possible summer break at Chelsea
Emerson, who currently has international service with Italy, refused to rule out a move in the future and did not commit his long-term plans to the Premier League side.
‘It is still early to talk about the future’ the Chelsea left back told Rai Sport.
‘I am only focused on the national team. We will see what happens in June. Chelsea can go all the way in the Champions League and the FA Cup. We can win something this season. ‘
Inter Milan and Napoli are both interested in the 26-year-old and Chelsea want £ 17 million
The Azzurri won Northern Ireland and Bulgaria in their first two World Cup qualifiers and are preparing to play against Lithuania on Wednesday.
‘It’s a different group. I’ve never worked with a group like this before. We are like a family and we are humble, ”he added.
‘We work hard, we like to stay together and we show it on the field.’
‘We respect them, but we want to take the field to win the game. We are focused, we are a group of special players and we feel ready for it. ‘