The Ghana international moved to west London during the summer, signing for the reigning Premier League champions after helping Bundesliga side Augsburg to their best-ever season in the German top flight.
However, the 21-year-old has wholly failed to establish himself with the Pensioners since his move. Despite the club’s struggles, he has managed only four EPL outings—three of which were starts—and featured a further three times in the Champions League.
He hasn’t played a single minute since Guus Hiddink replaced Jose Mourinho, and last featured in the disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Bournemouth, appearing uncomfortable on the left side of the defence.
While Baba has shown flashes of excellence going forward, the full-back has appeared naïve defensively, with his positioning and his anticipation leaving much to be desired in both domestic and continental competition.
According to The Sun, the defender has been linked with a January move away from the club, but quoting the player’s advisor Kurt Okraku, speaking on Ghanaian radio, the tabloid report that the youngster won’t be going anywhere.
“There is nothing lined up for now,” Okraku insisted. “He is certainly going to stay at Chelsea.”
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