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Meireles explains Chelsea move

Meireles explains Chelsea move

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Portugal international midfielder Raul Meireles has explained the reasons by his controversial move from Liverpool to Chelsea on transfer deadline day.

"I knew that I didn't want to leave Liverpool," he told

"[But] when I knew that Chelsea and Andre wanted me, it convinced me. It is only because he wanted me.

"People think I wanted to leave and it is only because Chelsea wanted me. For Andre to want me, that is why I wanted to go."