Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon has moved to quash rumours that Chelsea skipper John Terry is on the verge of a big-money move to Manchester City.
Kenyon said that the Blues' star was ''not for sale'' after Manchester City recently saw a second offer to sign the England skipper rejected.
The 28-year-old, who was the subject of a £30m bid, has not publicly spoken about his future and the club are ready to reject any futher offers from the Eastlands outfit; while they are also hoping that Terry will soon make a statement to show his intentions of staying at Stamford Bridge
Kenyon told Sky News: ''I don't know what they are offering but I am confident John is going to remain with us. John is a talisman. He is the heart of Chelsea, came through the Academy, he is our captain and has also become captain of England while he has been here.
''We are not going to sell John, so it is irrelevant what another club will offer. We are very confident he will be leading us in the years to com--
Ballack told Sky Sports News: "To be honest, I read it in the papers. He's a big part of Chelsea and he's played here for a long time.
"It's football, anything can happen, but at the moment everyone is hopeful that he will stay. I don't want to talk too much about our conversation but I think he will be playing for Chelsea. Everything else is speculation."