Lampard Sanctions Departure Of Two Chelsea Youngsters. He’s The Academy Man

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has admitted that he has an eye on the academy, and the Blues legend has revealed that any player who’s good enough to play will play for the Chelsea first team.

Ahead of the new season, Lampard has brought back Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount to the Chelsea team and the duo will likely play an important role in the Chelsea team next season.

Some Chelsea youngsters have signed new deals to remain at the club, some has gone out on loan and some are set to leave on a permanent deal.

Two Chelsea youngsters left the club on Thursday, August 1 – on a loan deal and a permanent exit.

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Chelsea on Thursday confirmed that youngster Kasey Palmer has joined Bristol City in a permanent move after spending the second half of last season there on loan. He has also previously had loan spells with Huddersfield Town, Derby County and Blackburn Rovers.

The 22-year-old signed a four-year contract at Bristol City in a deal worth a reported £35million.

Another player who departed the club on Thursday is youngster Dujon Sterling. The Chelsea academy product featured in both friendlies against Bohemians and St Patrick’s during Chelsea’s tour of Ireland, raising hopes that the 19-year-old might be ready to make the step up to the first team.

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Sterling impressed in both games, but will still have to go out on loan for another season. The youngster has made a loan move to Wigan Athletic for the rest of the 2019/20 campaign.

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