Ike Ugbo set for Chelsea exit, linked with Dutch Eredivisie move
Ike Ugbo set for Chelsea exit, linked with Dutch Eredivisie move
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Ike Ugbo set for Chelsea exit, linked with Dutch Eredivisie move

Nigeria-eligible Ike Ugbo has been linked a possible departure from Chelsea before the summer transfer window comes to a close. 

The Chelsea Youth Academy revealed that Dutch Eerste Divisie side Roda JC are keen on Ugbo's services to bring him on loan. 

The 20-year-old has been involved with the senior team under Frank Lampard but rumour has it that he is not part of the manager's plans this season and could be shipped out. 

Ugbo was part of the travelling squad to the Republic of Ireland in July and featured in the friendly against Bohemians. 

During his time with Chelsea's youth teams, he was tipped to be as prolific as Tammy Abraham, scoring 60 goals in 95 matches across three seasons before he was loaned out to Barnsley for the 2017/18 campaign. 

Ugbo is set to be the latest Nigerian youngster interested in playing football beyond England, with Hamburg and RB Leipzig securing deals for Xavier Amaechi and Ademola Lookman (via All Nigeria Soccer). 

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