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Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis rules out summer move to Chelsea

Filipe Luis is not planning a
summer move after being
linked with a transfer to
Reports have claimed that
Chelsea are considering Luis as
a possible replacement for
Ashley Cole, who is due to
leave Stamford Bridge at the
end of his contract.
Luis, who was linked with
Manchester United in the
January transfer window, joined
Atletico from Deportivo La
Coruna four years ago and is
under contract until 2017.
The Brazilian left-back has
been an important figure for
Atletico this season after Diego
Simeone's side won La Liga and
reached the UEFA Champions
League final before losing to
city rivals Real 4-1 in extra-
time on Saturday.
However, rather than look for a
new challenge in the summer,
the 28-year-old's intention is
to stick with Atletico next
"I have a contract for three
more years," Luis told O
Globo. "My thought is to
"We have to lift our heads high
after the Champions League
final defeat and think about
the next goal."
Despite Luis' form and exploits
for Atletico this season, he has
not been selected in Brazil
coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's 23-
man squad for the World Cup
after only being named on

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