Ballack Sets Quit Date

Chelsea’s Michael Ballack has revealed that he plans to finish his career with the Blues and will retire from football in 2010, according to the Sunday Mirror.

The German skipper will reportedly quit football after the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, but is happy to spend his last two seasons of domestic football at Stamford Bridge.

Having joined Chelsea in 2006 after spells at Bundesliga sides Kaiserslautern, Bayer Leverkeusen and Bayern Munich, the midfielder confirmed that Chelsea would be his last club.

“I have said in the past that I would be happy to see out my career at Chelsea,” said Ballack before revealing his reasons for joining, “I moved here to play in the best league in the world with one of the strongest teams.”

After a slow start to his Stamford Bridge career, Ballack was one of the club’s most impressive performers last season as Chelsea narrowly lost out on both the Premier League and Champions League to Manchester United.

However, Ballack is keen to make amends for last season and is desperate to win a trophy with Chelsea. He said: “I expect us to be fighting for silverware this season. We are professionals and we move on from last season.”

With new manager Luiz Felipe Scolari already installed in West London and Deco having joined the club from Barcelona, the club look determined to improve on last season's disappointments. They have also been linked with moves for AC Milan’s Kaka and Real Madrid’s Robinho as they look for a return to trophy winning ways.

Yet despite the high profile transfer rumours surrounding the club, Ballack appears happy with the current sqaud. He revealed: “Chelsea have an exceptional squad which is always capable of winning something.”
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