Chelsea winger Charly Musonda is certainly a bright talent, and could definitely be one of the starts of the Blues future if he continues on his excellent development — but bosses at the club feel that the Belgian would be better off playing elsewhere on a temporary basis this season.
This comes according to the Evening Standard, who claim that Chelsea are to offer Musonda a new contract at Stamford Bridge, but will also look to send him out on loan in the January transfer window.
Musonda appeared to slate the club on social media regarding his opportunities to impress in the first team, but has reportedly told Chelsea that his post was not aimed at the club.
However, there is certainly a feeling within Stamford Bridge that the young Belgian is not yet ready for consistent and full first-team action, with Willian, Pedro and Eden Hazard all ahead of him in the pecking order.
The Standard’s report claims that Chelsea initially wanted Musonda to go out on loan during the summer transfer window, and spend the whole season developing elsewhere — but the youngster insisted on staying at the club to fight for his place.
Musonda, 20, has won two FA Youth Cups and the UEFA Youth League in his time in Chelsea’s academy and is a Belgium Under-21 international.