Chelsea Josh McEachran: Youngsters hoping to avoid ex-wonderkid’s fate at Stamford Bridge

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Chelsea star Josh McEachran is set to join Brentford on a four-year deal in the near future, reports the Daily Mail.

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This will be a surprise when considering that the 22-year-old was very highly-rated when he made his debut back in 2010. With the Blues having several exciting youngsters on their books now, there will be a few hoping to avoid the same fate as the midfielder.

Here are six who are in that boat…

6) Ruben Loftus-Cheek

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Made his debut in the latter stages of last season, and the 19-year-old has been promised more game time in the next campaign by Jose Mourinho [The Guardian]. However, it could still go wrong, with the pairing of Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic a hard one to break past in the middle of the park.

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