CHELSEA outcast Baba Rahman is reportedly wanted on loan by Watford and Middlesbrough – as the defender faces being shipped out for a SIXTH time.
The Ghanaian has failed to kickstart a career at Stamford Bridge and has been sent on loan for five seasons in a row.
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He has not appeared in a senior game since the 2015-16 season – the year he joined the club – when Jose Mourinho began the campaign in charge.
Now Goal report the hapless left-back could be off on loan again to the Championship.
Watford and Middlesbrough are both believed to be interested in picking him up for the season.
The domestic transfer window does not close until October 16 meaning clubs in England can still trade with one another.
Rahman, who has 28 caps for Ghana, arrived at Chelsea from Augsburg for £14million and made 23 appearances that season.
He was loaned to Schalke for three consecutive years and has recently had stints at French club Reims and Spanish side Mallorca.
Reports say the 26-year-old enjoyed good patches out on loan but was repeatedly hampered by injuries.
Last season he missed most of Mallorca’s games because of a devastating knee injury.
The left-back still has two years left on his contract and, despite the patchy form of Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri, is not likely to break into Chelsea’s first team.
With the window for European transfers slamming shut on Monday, a domestic move is Rahman’s only choice for first-team football.
Ben Chilwell was bought in this summer for £50million from Leicester to solve the left-back position for the Blues, a position which has been problematic arguably since Ashley Cole left in 2014.
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