He wrote on Facebook: “Some cycles start whilst others finish. My cycle at Chelsea started 3 years in the past – 3 outstanding years in all facets – and I can by no means omit it.
“Two championship titles, a Community Shield, 120 suits, 59 objectives and 24 assists later this cycle has ended. Not the way in which I might have sought after – a long way from it – however the easiest way imaginable.
“The superb fans of such similarly admirable membership and all group pals, in addition to all medical, administrative and logistics group of workers will stay ceaselessly in my thoughts and in my middle.
“Will convey them with me with the understanding that I can at all times be by way of their facet as smartly, and I’m certain they’ll perceive the explanation why this cycle of mine has now ended – as a result of I may now not lose religion in myself.
“Thank you Chelsea for the entirety!”
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