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Téji Savanier turns down Chicago Fire approach

Santi Aouna of Foot Mercato reports this afternoon that Montpellier midfielder Téji Savanier has turned down an approach from MLS side Chicago Fire.

The 30-year-old, one of Ligue 1’s most entertaining players of the past few seasons and a member of last year’s French Olympic squad, is nevertheless intent on staying at his hometown club.

The American side were prepared to put a €10m offer on the table, becoming the second MLS side to have reported interest in the midfielder after Los Angeles Galaxy.

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