Chelsea have never been a team to develop their kids that regularly and here at the Football Transfer Tavern news has reached our ears via Sky Sports that another youngster could be set to leave the club with Manchester City and Liverpool both interested.
Scottish Under-21 international Islam Feruz is being linked with a move away from the champions of Europe due to a lack of chances and growing doubts over the club allowing him to progress through the ranks. With this fate, other clubs are now sniffing around the Somali-born 17-year-old.
Feruz has impressed during his time with the club and performances for the reserve side have attracted glances from Manchester City, yet the player and his agent are confused over where his future lies.
The player who moved from Celtic to the Blues after rejecting a professional contract with the SPL side is highly regarded, with his agent Rui Alves claiming that: “I have made contact with various clubs who all want the player, but he is currently at Chelsea and he wants to make his name at the club.”
However as with a few Chelsea players this season, there is confusion over how the club feels and Alves disclosed that: “The problem we have is that we don’t quite know whether Chelsea feel the same.”