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Last Updated: Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 19:53 GMT
Malouda denies Blues unhappiness
Florent Malouda
Malouda has denied finding it hard to adjust to life in England
Chelsea winger Florent Malouda has dismissed suggestions that he is unhappy with life at Stamford Bridge.

Speaking to Chelsea TV, Malouda has stressed that media reports regarding the Frenchman's negative experiences at the club were inaccurate.

Malouda joined Chelsea in the summer from Lyon and insists he is happy.

"I just want the fans to know that what I saw in the paper is exactly the contrary to what I said to the French paper and the French people," he said.

"One thing I tried to speak about is that I achieved a good adaptation in my new club, and I was speaking about London life.

"My family and kids are very happy here, and when I saw that this morning I was very disappointed."

Malouda, who Chelsea signed for 13million, insists his comments have been misinterpreted.

"This is not true, and I just want the Chelsea fans to know that I really enjoy my new life," he said.

"The way they did it was not fair. I don't know why they tried to make me appear like somebody who is not happy here.

"I repeat I chose to come here, and everybody here is happy with what I've done."

Malouda was reported to have branded English football "brainless" in an interview with France Football magazine last month.

He was quoted by the British media saying: "Training sessions are terrifying. They are maximum intensity, and you go flat out.

"During actual matches, it is as though everybody's brains are switched off.

"People play by instinct, how they did when they first discovered football."

The 27-year-old is nursing a knee injury sustained against Schalke 04 in the Champions League a month ago but is believed to be close to recovery.

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