Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has poured cold water over rumours that the club had bid for Bayern Munich star David Alaba.
'These media tabloids like to make up stuff as they go along', laughed the Chelsea boss. 'As it stands, we have expressed no interested in this player.'
Meanwhile, sources at the Allianz Arena have said that the club will reject any advances for the Bayern left-back.
'They've basically issued a hands-off warning to Chelsea.'
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