'Don’t make me laugh': Some Chelsea fans ridicule rumour they've read about three of their players

Chelsea supporters on social media simply batted away the suggestion that three of their players are now being targeted by Barcelona.

Mundo Deportivo recently claimed that Barca had added Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger and Cesar Azpilicueta to a shortlist of stars they might move for next summer.

The trio of defenders have contracts that expire at the end of the season.

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If their deals are not resolved before then, they can exit Stamford Bridge as free agents.

Which is music to the ears of a cash-strapped club like Barcelona.

But Chelsea fans were having absolutely none of it.

Here’s how they reacted to the rumours regarding the La Liga side on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/sheknowschelsea/status/1448279854672224268?s=20

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Barca may not even make it to the stage of tempting Chelsea’s protectors away from South West London.

Christensen looks set to extend his stay, whilst Rudiger might have already been snapped up in January.

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The German is holding out for a bigger Blues wage, but his proposals continue to be pinged back.

He does want to remain with the Champions League holders, especially after being re-installed and revived by Thomas Tuchel.

Yet, the money mountain still has to be climbed if Chelsea are to restore Rudiger’s allegiance.

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All is quiet on the Azpilicueta front, as you might expect from the humble captain.

Never one to steal headlines off the pitch, the Spaniard is probably going about his business behind closed doors.

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Barca are apparently trying to prise those doors open and burst into the Blues locker room.

Perhaps if the Camp Nou can organise its own current furniture, it can then start shopping for new items.  

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Nathaniel is a football journalist who graduated from the University of Derby. He has worked at Burton Albion as part of their media team for two years. Nathaniel produces regular articles for the club’s official website and match-day programme. He covered the 2018 U20 Women’s World Cup in Brittany and has reported from grounds ranging from non-league up to the Premier League.