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Chelsea star to leave the Bridge after 8 years with no debut - FCNaija

EPL By: Collins Udeme | 13/11/2017

Chelsea's longest-serving player Matej Delac is set to leave Stamford Bridge after eight years without starring for the West London outfit.

The goalkeeper has never made a first-team appearance for the club, despite being there for eight years. Delac arrived at Stamford Bridge as a highly rated 17-year-old. in a 3m deal from Inter Zepresic.

However that same year he was sent out on loan to Dutch side Vitesse, a side that has received a number of players on loan from Chelsea in recent seasons.

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Following his return from the Netherlands, Delac began a marathon of ten loan spells across Europe, as each time he was unable to convince Chelsea to give him a chance.

Despite being the longest-serving player on Chelsea's books, Delac shows little sign of ever making his debut for the West London club, and he has asked to leave.

"Chelsea had a plan for my career, but you cannot plan for some things", Delac revealed in an interview with

The 25-year old goal tender potentially still has a long career ahead of him, but that looks to be away from Chelsea as he looks to move on to secure regular first-team football.
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