Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has denied undergoing a medical with Chelsea on transfer deadline day.
Barkley, who is currently sidelined through injury, was reported to have travelled to London on Thursday to be assessed by the Premier League champions.
However, the 23-year-old England international took to social media on Saturday to insist that was not the case.
Contrary to a number of reports in the press, I did not undertake a medical with any club at any point.
I simply decided that due to my injury, it would be best to make a decision on my future and assess all my options in January when fully fit
Despite some juicy moves Transfer Deadline Day ended up being about players staying, rather than leaving their clubs
Everton midfielder Ross Barkley changed his mind about moving to Chelsea despite undergoing a medical
Transfer deadline day is a serious affair for managers, players and supporters as clubs scramble around to complete last-minute deals