Update On Chelsea Youngster Charly Musonda

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Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda has been a highly rated player having joined the club from Anderlecht to be part of the Blues academy in 2015.

Now 22, the Belgian is yet to fulfil his potential and his career hasn’t been helped by injuries. Musonda had a decent loan spell with Real Betis, and there was a big call for the Belgian to be used by Antonio Conte in the 2017/18 season.

The tricky forward couldn’t find a spot in the Chelsea team, mainly playing in the League Cup and FA Cup, and was limited to just three appearances in the Premier League before heading to Celtic on loan for an initial 18-month deal.

After starting with a good hype at Celtic, it didn’t work out for Musonda and he had to leave the Scottish league and return back to Chelsea.              

The next plan for the Belgian was for a loan spell at Vitesse for the 2018/19 season, but he only played one match right at the end of the Eredivisie campaign due to his knee injury.

Musonda had a 2018/19 campaign to forget as he missed almost the entire campaign with a bad knee injury.

Musonda is now back in recovery and has been stepping that up with a late-night training session at Cobham and he shared an upload on social media as he gets himself back to full fitness.

There are uncertainties about Musonda’s future at Chelsea, and he’d be hoping to impress the new manager, that’ll most likely be Frank Lampard.

Lampard is favourite to replace Maurizio Sarri as the next Chelsea boss, and Blues legend Didier Drogba believes he’s the right one for the job.

“I think it is a very good option for the club,” Drogba said, according to Standard Sport. “He has done well with Derby, taking the team to the play-off final.”

“So he is never going to be ready, then? Does he have to wait until he is 50 to be ready?” the Ivorian replied when asked about his inexperience.

“I think it depends on your experience and depends on your desire to succeed and do it.

“If he feels ready I don’t think it is too early.”

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