CHELSEA star Fikayo Tomori is about to snub Leeds to hitch Rennes on mortgage for the remainder of the season.
The 22-year-old defender flourished in his breakthrough marketing campaign final time period for the Blues and earned England recognition.
Chelsea’s Fikayo Tomori appears set to hitch Rennes on mortgageCredit score: Reuters
However the arrival of Thiago Silva has pushed him down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea are eager to maintain maintain of the teenager with Frank Lampard nonetheless viewing him as one for the long run.
Nevertheless, they’re prepared to let him depart briefly so as to get some much-needed sport time to additional his improvement.
He mentioned: “It’s nearly sure that he’ll depart Stamford Bridge on mortgage subsequent season, he’s solely featured in a single Premier League or Champions League sport this season.
“There was interest from West Ham in the summertime, however he walked away from a transfer to the London Stadium on the eleventh hour on Deadline Day.
“Leeds have additionally expressed an curiosity, however I’m informed Rennes is now the most certainly vacation spot for Tomori.
“They tried to signal him as a part of Edouard Mendy’s transfer to Chelsea and talks have remained ongoing.”
Following spectacular mortgage stints at Brighton, Hull Metropolis and Derby, he was handed an opportunity at Chelsea when Lampard took cost in the summertime of 2019.
That October he made his Three Lions debut for Gareth Southgate’s aspect and revamped 20 appearances for the West London outfit.
However he has struggled for motion through the present marketing campaign, taking part in simply 3 times, the final coming in September in opposition to Tottenham within the League Cup.
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