Van Ginkel refuses to discuss Chelsea move until after Euros

The 20-year-old says that playing in the Premier League is an ambition, but refuses to talk about a possible move to the Blues until after the European Under-21 Championship
Vitesse midfielder Marco van Ginkel believes all young players dream of playing in the Premier League, but refuses to confirm if he will be plying his trade in England next season until after the European Under-21 Championship.

As exclusively revealed by last month, Jose Mourinho looks set to make the youngster his first Chelsea signing since returning to Stamford Bridge, and the Blues believe he can slot straight into the side.

The 20-year-old did not feature in Netherlands' 3-0 defeat to Spain in Petah Tikva on Wednesday night, but the Dutch will progress to the next round after finishing as runners-up in Group B.

Ajax were also linked with Van Ginkel, but sporting director Marc Overmars admitted his club cannot compete with the Blues in securing the midfielder's signature. Van Ginkel, however, is reluctant to confirm his plans until after the tournament.

He told Sky Sports News Radio: "The Premier League is a very good league, I think every young player wants to play there,

"I know what people want to hear, but I'm not going to say anything about that now.

"I have to focus on this tournament. After that, I will think about my future - not now."

Van Ginkel was named the Netherlands' 'Talent of the Year' last season, and scored eight times in 33 games for Vitesse Arnhem, helping them to a fourth place finish; their highest since 1998.