Chelsea are one of the richest clubs in world football and are often known to spend on players that are not immediate requirements at the club. Over the years, there were a number of star players who found it hard to get into the Chelsea squad and spoiled their careers. It is clear that the Stamford Bridge outfit want to invest on players who have potential as they love to send them on loan spells to help them build as a player and come back to add some quality to the squad. They had up to 33 players out on loan last season and have 38 players out on loan this season. Here are 5 players who are rated highly on their loan spell away from London:
Here are 5 players who are rated highly on their loan spell away from London:
Tammy Abraham (Bristol City):
With 8 goals from 14 appearances in the second tier of English domestic football, Tammy Abraham is the most impressive player for Chelsea out on loan. He has 11 goals in all competitions, including winners in the first three rounds of the FA Cup and has become an important part of Bristol side. He won the Player of the Month award in the Championship for August and September and also earned a call-up for the U21 national side making his loan spell a huge success already.
Lewis Baker (Vitesse):
Spending his second consecutive season out on loan at Vitesse, the Golden Boot winner of the Toulon tournament in the summer; Baker has made an impressive start to his season out on loan. He showed his goal scoring prowess recently with a thumping free-kick against Groningen and has 4 other goals for his side this season. He has had an impressive time out on loan and will hope to make it into the first squad at Chelsea in years to come.