EPL: “I don’t worth the price” – Gordon explains his decision for not joining Chelsea

Anthony Gordon, a standout for Everton, has finally spoken out about his attempted £60 million transfer to Chelsea.

Gordon said that the estimates were “ridiculous” and that neither he nor any other football player are worth £60 million.

Some commentators said Chelsea was foolish to demand such a high price for the 21-year-old England star, who became a late target for the Blues at the tail end of August.

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According to reports from Europe, the Blues were willing to spend up to £60 million on the 21-year-old, making him one of the most expensive British players in history.

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Gordon claimed that the reported amounts had likewise taken him by surprise.

Gordon responded when asked about Chelsea’s strategy, “That’s football nowadays – it’s completely ridiculous.

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“In my opinion, no player is worth that much money, but I’m not going to put myself down either.

“Football is all about the money these days, that’s just how it is. Because I can only control what I can control, I wasn’t too focused on it.

“That is a fundamental aspect of football. That speculation will always exist when you’re successful.

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Gordon insisted that despite how well-treated he has been at Goodison Park, he does not feel compelled to leave Everton. He also added that he must remain.