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Michael Ballack reveals regret at leaving Chelsea in 2010

Michael Ballack finds his feel sorry about at leaving Chelsea in 2010 as Germany legend admits he sought after to retire at Stamford Bridge

  • Michael Ballack left Chelsea in 2010 as they refused to present him a two-year deal
  • Chelsea introduced Ballack a one-year deal to stick to their membership coverage on the time
  • Ballack returned to Bayer Leverkusen however he regrets leaving Chelsea so quickly 

Michael Ballack has admitted he regrets leaving Chelsea in 2010 as he deliberate on retiring on the Premier League membership.

The former German midfielder had aspirations of finishing his occupation in west London however Chelsea handiest introduced him a one-year deal on the finish of the 2009-10 season.

Ballack sought after a two-year contract however Chelsea’s coverage handiest allowed gamers over the age of 30 to signal one-year extensions.

Former Chelsea megastar Michael Ballack has published he regrets leaving the Blues in 2010

Their reluctance to present in to Ballack’s calls for noticed the Germany legend go back to Bayer Leverkusen for the overall two years of his occupation however he has published he made a mistake.

Ballack, talking on Sky Sports’ Transfer Talk podcast, mentioned: ‘Carlo need me [to stay] however the membership decided to just give gamers of that age a one-year contract. I sought after two.

‘Today, I will be able to say possibly it used to be fallacious. I must have stayed, even for that twelve months.

‘I may by no means believe that I might return to [Bayer] Leverkusen. Until the ultimate day, I in truth concept we might have the option at Chelsea. I used to be in reality hoping I may keep till the top.’  

Ballack was pictured back at Chelsea's training ground with boss Frank Lampard in October

Ballack used to be pictured again at Chelsea’s coaching floor with boss Frank Lampard in October

Ballack’s four-year spell in west London used to be extremely a hit as he received the Premier League, two FA Cups, the League Cup and the Community Shield.

He used to be additionally a part of the Chelsea facet which completed as runners-up within the Champions League to Manchester United in 2008.

Ballack’s Chelsea occupation ended on a bitter word as he sustained an damage of their FA Cup ultimate win over Portsmouth.   

Source: DailyMail
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