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Chelsea reject Borussia Monchengladbach bid for Andreas Christensen - Sky sources

Image: Andreas Christensen (centre) is halfway through a two-year loan spell in Germany

Borussia Monchengladbach have had a £14.25m bid for Andreas Christensen rejected by Chelsea, according to Sky in Germany.

The Bundesliga club are keen to bring the 20-year-old Denmark international defender to Germany on a permanent basis after he impressed during the first year of a two-year loan spell with them last season.

Christensen made 39 appearances for Monchengladbach in the 2015/16 campaign and scored three goals.

His loan will continue, although no further talks between the clubs over a permanent move are expected until the winter.

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Christensen has made one Premier League appearance for Chelsea as a late substitute in their 3-1 win over Sunderland in May 2015 as well as starting two cup games earlier that season. 

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Meanwhile, Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has has denied suggestions Diego Costa could be on his way back to Atletico Madrid, claiming the striker is happy to stay at Stamford Bridge.

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