Gilardino: Chelsea No Go

Alberto Gilardino has stressed again that he has no intention of moving to Premier League Champions Chelsea. Chelsea have been frustrated all summer by top class strikers snubbing a move to Stamford Bridge and it looks as though Gilardino will be the next to snub. Chelsea were said to of made a £24 million bid for the striker but it was rejected.

Gilardino: Staying Put

AC Milan are also strong contenders to land the top class striker. Parma have stood firm in their attempts to keep the player."I have a contract with Parma that will expire in June 2007 that I have to respect, not just for professional reasons, but for the affection towards the club and the city," Gilardino said on his agents' website. Though he has said his preferred destination would be Milan because the group of players.

In my opinion Gilardino is a quality striker and I for one would love to see him play in the Premiership. But fair play to the player for standing by his contract and club. He is a great young talent and I hope he achieves great things no matter what club he plays for.