New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will be looking to make a few changes to his side in order to take the Blues back to the top four in the Premier League, and this reshuffling could see some of the club's promising loanees given an opportunity to revive their Stamford Bridge careers.
Veteran Irish international goalkeeper Shay Given and rarely-used Chelsea Dutch midfielder Marco van Ginkel joined mid-table English Premier League outfit Stoke on Friday.
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat is keen on signing Chelsea FC midfielder Marco van Ginkel on loan. The Dutchman has also drawn interest from Newcastle United.
The club’s veritable army of loanees is twenty-six strong at last count, and could potentially increase with several under-21 players ready to kick-start their nascent football careers by testing themselves at a higher level.
AC Milan open talks with Chelsea FC for the transfer of Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel as Adriano Galliani expresses his desire to sign the duo.
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