Billy Gallas on his way?

Various reports in the press this morning suggest that William Gallas has told Chelsea that he wants to leave the club. Speaking to French sports paper L’Equipe, Gallas is reported as saying that AC Milan are interested in signing him and that he needs a new challenge after spending five years at Chelsea.

In response to the reports, Chelsea has released a statement clarifying Gallas’ contractual situation.

Elsewhere, new Rangers boss Paul Le Guen has made Chelsea teenager Dean Furman his first signing. The 18-year-old South African youth player has signed a two-year deal with the Glasgow club.