Shevchenko to stay at Chelsea

CHELSEA flop Andriy Shevchenko will see out the final year of his Stamford Bridge deal after rejecting former club Dynamo Kiev. (Daily Star)The Ukrainian, 32, was not even on the bench for Sunday's Community Shield victory over Manchester �United at Wembley.

CHELSEA flop Andriy Shevchenko will see out the final year of his Stamford Bridge deal after rejecting former club Dynamo Kiev. (Daily Star)

The Ukrainian, 32, was not even on the bench for Sunday's Community Shield victory over Manchester �United at Wembley.

And the ex-AC Milan striker is set for another season on the sidelines under new boss Carlo Ancelotti.

But Shevchenko has turned his back on the prospect of first-team football to stay in west London.


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He said: “I still have a year left on my �contract with Chelsea and I want to stay in London until it �expires. Only God knows what's �going to �happen then.”

Meanwhile, a �sensational return to Arsenal by Patrick Vieira looks dead with the French midfielder set to stay at Inter Milan.

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Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out a move for his former skipper and Vieira was thought to be keen on a reunion.

But the 33-year-old is ready to pledge his future to Jose �Mourinho's side ahead of the new Serie A season.

Vieira has also been linked with a move to the Gunners' north London rivals Tottenham.

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