REPORT: Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori set to join Ligue 1 outfit Rennes on loan

Report: Newcastle United plotting January loan move for Chelsea centre-back Fikayo Tomori

After showing to be a key part of Frank Lampard’s side last term, Fikayo Tomori has struggled to find playing time in the Blues new- look squad. With the additions of Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell, the young defender has considerably dropped the chain of command at Stamford Bridge. With Tomori definitely an essential player for the future, Chelsea has chose to loan him out to Rennes for the rest of the season, according to Talksport.(*1 *).

He was linked with a move far from Chelsea in the summer, however Tomori insisted he desired to force Lampard’s hand and make his minutes. West Ham revealed interest in the last transfer window, while Premier League newbies Leeds looked very keen on getting the 22-year old in January. They have actually missed out on out, with the 1 protecting his signature for the time being.(*

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just played first 45 minutes of team football-appearances this season after making 19 competitive young in 2019/20. He was a vital piece of Lampard’s term squad last teammates, including together with a variety of his academy to after the Blues were struck with a transfer restriction. While Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham have actually handled find still Chelsea playing time in term’s crowded squad this Tomori has, 1 eventually been excluded.(*

very Nevertheless, Lampard and co. are youngster familiar with what this on can versatile the pitch. He fasts, physical, and to play enough back right-back and centre-joined on Silva on the other hand, long a totally free transfer and at 36-years old, it’s unidentified how very the Brazilian will last at Stamford Bridge. This was a decision crucial to loan Tomori for the Blues to out team a on where he’ll get significant minutes league a weekly basis in a reasonably competitiveto He will need 1 remain sharp since ultimately, his services will be required when again in Southwest London.(*

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Rennes and built have recent a decent relationship in to memory due summer the previous transfer of keeper Edouard Mendy in the deal which saw the Senegalese international pen a five-year giants with the Englishhas Mendy very been a player during trustworthy short his already time in a Blues uniform so far, 1 gathering 9 tidy sheets.(*

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Fikayo Tomori will be hoping that offer can side the very same kind of instantaneous effect at Roazhon Park. Julien Stephan’s currently is place 6th in the French leading flight after a huge success over 4th-on Marseille 1 Wednesday.(*(*) *).

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