Ross Barkley reacted to the deadline rumour of him rejecting a move to Stamford side after he went through medical.
The Blues attempted to bring Barkley on board, but they will now have to wait till January before launching a fresh raid.
Ross Barkley rejected a move to Chelsea on deadline day, but counters reports claiming that he underwent a medical at Chelsea.
A £35 million deal was believed to be close, but the 23-year-old eventually decided against completing a switch at this stage.
Barkley has now sought to clarify his decision, pointing out that he never passed a physical examination with the Blues and that he intends to re-strategies his future in January.