Gallas one of three to leave in clear-out

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William Gallas intends to leave Chelsea this summer after five years at the club, with Juventus, Barcelona and Milan the leaders for his signature. But Didier Drogba and Shaun Wright-Phillips are not for sale, the club's chief executive Peter Kenyon said yesterday.

Gallas, 28, is unhappy at being moved from centre-back to full-back and has one year left on his contract. He is one of three players that Kenyon said will leave.

Gallas said: "I don't know if I will stay because I am a man who wants to win everything, and I want to do that in different countries. Maybe next season I will be somewhere else. I need to speak with the manager.

"I have been here five years and maybe that is enough. You are fortunate when you are a footballer that you have the opportunity to play in a different country. I am someone who wants to play in another championship. Barcelona and Milan - we will see."

Kenyon said Chelsea also plan to acquire three players - Michael Ballack included - and admitted his relationship with Jose Mourinho is occasionally difficult. He told BBC Radio Five Live: "Things happened and everybody moves on."

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