“Of course it is frustrating for any footballer to be forced to watch from the stands and I don’t want to experience that much more,” the left-back confirmed, as per the Mirror.
“For me the first half of the season was pretty OK but in the second half I really want to play more,” he confirmed.
The 21-year-old has failed to establish himself with the Blues since making the move from Bundesliga side Augsburg in the summer, after helping the German side to their finest-ever season in the top flight.
While there have been glimpses of his attacking verve—notably in the Champions League—Baba has appeared naïve defensively, while his positioning has often left a lot to be desired.
He hasn’t featured since the miserable 1-0 home defeat to Bournemouth in December, during the final throes of Jose Mourinho’s reign, and appears to have been overlooked completely by interim boss Guus Hiddink.
According to The Sun, the player has been tipped for a January, exit, although the player’s advisor Kurt Okraku—as per the tabloid—insisted that he wouldn’t be leaving Stamford Bridge in January.
Could the player’s latest comments prompt the reigning champions to cash in on the flop, who could cost the west London side £22 million plus add-ons, according to the Mirror [as above].
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