Former Chelsea striker, Carlton Cole, has claimed that the proprietor of the membership, Roman Abramovich, informed the gamers he can not do any enterprise with Tottenham Hotspur.
Abramovich pulled the plug on Cole’s transfer to Spurs, regardless of the participant finishing a medical with the North London facet.
The Blues and Tottenham share a bitter rivalry and Abramovich, who purchased the Stamford Bridge membership in 2003, has made positive it continues.
The one participant who left Chelsea to Spurs throughout his time as proprietor, was goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini, who left on a free switch in 2009.
“I nearly joined Spurs. I went and did my medical and every thing,” Cole informed talkSPORT .
“Roman Abramovich came upon and he stated ‘you’ve bought to return again, you’re not becoming a member of them’. He stated ‘you may’t go to Spurs, I don’t do enterprise with them’.”