Chelsea striker, Cole Palmer has admitted he never wanted to leave Manchester City last summer.
Palmer left Man City to join Chelsea after winning the Treble with Pep Guardiola’s side.
However, the England star has now admitted that he only had intentions of a temporary loan when opting to leave the Premier League champions rather than departing entirely.
Speaking to Sky Sports (via GOAL), Palmer said:
“My thing was to never leave City. That was not my intention. I wanted to go on loan for a year, come back and be ready for the first team. But they said I couldn’t go on loan, either stay or you get sold.
“So then, Chelsea rang me. I said I wanted to go to Chelsea and I’m really happy to be here. I’m very glad I made the decision to come here.”
Palmer has established himself as a regular player since arriving at Stamford Bridge.
He has scored eight goals and provided four assists so far.