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It seems Kurt Zouma will not be afforded common possibilities within the Chelsea first workforce subsequent season, so is looking for a short lived stint elsewhere.

Zouma, 22, is about for talks with Stoke Metropolis and West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday over a mortgage transfer, in line with Sky Sports activities’ Kaveh Solhekol, after he did not win a beginning spot with the Blues when he returned from an eleven-month knee damage in January.

His credentials for minutes have been lowered additional when fellow centre-again Antonio Rudiger was unveiled by Chelsea on Sunday after a €35-million switch from Roma.

Zouma was plucked from Saint-Etienne in his native France in 2014, and has made 31 league begins for the Blues since. He was staking a declare to be one of many first names on the workforce sheet till he fell to his critical knee grievance towards Manchester United in February 2016.