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Chelsea star Oscar says he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge despite recent reports linking him with a big-money move to China. The Brazil international claims he has no reason to leave West London, as he is happy at the club and wants to win more trophies with the Blues.
The 24-year-old playmaker joined Chelsea from Brazilian club Internacional in the summer of 2012 and is currently contracted until 2019. However, his future was thrown into the spotlight in recent weeks after stories circulated that he was the next target for the cashed-up Far Eastern league.
The Sun claimed that the Blues turned down a stunning £57.5m ($83m) bid from Jiangsu Suning in the last days of the January window. The report added that the Chinese side have identified the Chelsea midfielder as their next transfer priority and will make another move for him in the summer – having already signed his former teammate Ramires as well as Liverpool target Alex Teixeira from Shakhtar Donetsk.
But Oscar wants to stay at Stamford Bridge to win more trophies, having conquered the Europa League in his debut campaign and being crucial in the last season's successes in the Premier League and the Capital One Cup.
"I want to stay here for a long time," he told Chelsea TV.
"I want to win more games, more trophies, because I love Chelsea, I love the fans. I like the city, my family like it here. I don't have [a reason to] change the club. Everyone likes me here and I'm very happy here," he added.
Guus Hiddink, meanwhile, has already dismissed the reports linking the midfielder with a move to China.
"Oscar is just speculation and we don't go into that," the boss said. "I think the club doesn't know anything about this so we are not going into speculation. Ramires had a great offer [from Jiangsu] and everyone agreed."