Assou-Ekotto focused on Spurs

Tottenham left-back Benoit Assou-Ekotto has played down reports that he could leave the club to join London rivals Chelsea.

Last Updated: 23/12/12 at 15:38 Post Comment

Benoit Assou-Ekotto: Not thinking about any potential offer from Chelsea

Benoit Assou-Ekotto: Not thinking about any potential offer from Chelsea

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There has been speculation that Chelsea want to sign the Cameroon international as a replacement for Ashley Cole, whose contract is due to expire at the end of the season.

But Assou-Ekotto, who has been at Spurs since 2006, says there have been no discussions over a possible move and will not be distracted by the rumours.

"I have a contract until 2015 with Spurs and I do not know if they want to sell me, so for me it is paper talk," he told Sky Sports.

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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