Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan has accused Chelsea of "taking the Mickey" with its bid for winger Victor Moses.
Whelan confirmed the UEFA Champions League winner made an offer, reported to be $6.2 million, which was immediately rejected.
"Chelsea would need to get realistic before we would even listen to them," he told ESPN.
"They made a bid at
"We have offered him a new contract but it seems the agent, more than the player, wants to move him on - at least that is the impression we are getting."
"It cannot be for the player's good.
"He needs games and he won't be first choice at Chelsea, I wouldn't have thought."
"We don't need to sell him with 12 months to go on his contract because he is under 24 so wouldn't be going on a free transfer."
"Ideally we would like him to sign a new contract, or a club like Chelsea would have to be realistic."
"At the moment, they are taking the Mickey with the bid they've made."
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