Sampdoria chief warns Chelsea off star striker Patrik Schick

first_img Patrik Schick [right] in action for Fiorentina Chelsea target Patrik Schick is not for sale, according to Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero.The Blues have been linked with a move for the 21-year-old, who has bagged eight goals in 24 Serie A outings so far this term.Inter Milan are also very keen on launching a bid for the Czech striker, who only arrived at the club from Sparta Prague in the summer.His initial contract at Sampdoria contains a minimum fee release clause set at a relatively modest £21.5m, which would not be too much of a problem for either interested party.However, Ferrero seems quite relaxed about the situation.When asked about Schick’s situation, the Sampdoria president told Premier Sport: “He is not for sale.“The 25 million euro release clause? I am pretty sure that this statement is strong enough: ‘not for sale’.” 1last_img read more