Ethan Ampadu off to Chelsea

Sexton Blake

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Last season he wouldn’t have made the bench v Arsenal
It’s progress!
Exactly he is now making their PL match day squad on a fairly regular basis. Unlike other Chelsea starlets he has not and does not look likely to be sent out on loan which shows that the Club definitely see him as a future first team player.
 

Colesman Ballz

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He’ll be a regular before long
1-2 years
By all rights he should be, but the danger is the revolving managerial door at Stamford Bridge and the pressure on managers to get instant results. There seems little latitude for a manager to be picking teams with the future in mind. Hudson Odoi is in a similar situation, Starts a match and plays a blinder and then gets the last ten minutes at Arsenal. Chelsea are really keen on keeping him (to the tune of £85k a week) but he wants to go to Bayern simply to play. Why on earth didn't Chelski start him at Arsenal, if they are that keen to hang on to him ? Ethan could be the next in that position.
 

budegrecian

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By all rights he should be, but the danger is the revolving managerial door at Stamford Bridge and the pressure on managers to get instant results. There seems little latitude for a manager to be picking teams with the future in mind. Hudson Odoi is in a similar situation, Starts a match and plays a blinder and then gets the last ten minutes at Arsenal. Chelsea are really keen on keeping him (to the tune of £85k a week) but he wants to go to Bayern simply to play. Why on earth didn't Chelski start him at Arsenal, if they are that keen to hang on to him ? Ethan could be the next in that position.
Let's hope he is. I wouldn't have any problem with Ethan trying to force a move, to a club that's going to play him, for £50m or so.
 

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On the bench he stayed yet again !
You don’t make a defensive change at 2-1 unless you have an injury- and especially in a tight semi final of the League Cup! Unfortunately for Ampadu the Chelsea back 4 have stubbornly refused the get injured this season and the manager is just not going to change a settled unit regardless of how talented his options on the beach are. He’ll get his chance.
 
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