He said: “London is perfect. My family is happy living here.
“So although you can never predict what will happen in football, I would like to be in London by 2012.
“If it is not working at Chelsea, then Crystal Palace or somebody else.
“London is a special city because it has won the right and the privilege to host the Olympic Games.
“For me, because my life is about football and my job is football, London is an unbelievable city.
“How many big clubs are in the city? How many Premiership clubs are in the city? Everybody is in love with the game.
“It is the kind of city where you smell football in every corner.”