When the transfer window opens, the Chelsea football team, led by manager Mauricio Pochettino, will undoubtedly still be eager to add to their midfield alternatives.
Recall that the Premier League’s biggest clubs were very busy signing players for their first teams during the summer transfer window, including Moises Caicedo, Romeo Lavia, and Nicolas Jackson.
Despite these additions last summer, Chelsea football club have endured a very disappointing start to the season and are currently occupying the 10th position on the Premier League table so far.
As a result of that, Chelsea want new additions and if reports are anything to go by, then Chelsea football club are prepared to bring back young defensive midfielder Andrey Santos to the club next year.
The 19-year-old Brazil International, who signed up for Chelsea football club after departing Vasco de Gama back in January has been in and out of the first-team squad since he made the move.
The young defensive midfielder was sent out on loan to Nottingham Forest football club at the start of this 2023/2024 season where he has been used sparingly by Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper.
Andrey Santos has managed to feature in just two matches in all competitions while on loan at Nottingham Forest football club since the start of the 2023/2024 football season.
Chelsea football club are disappointed with his lack of regular playing time on loan at Nottingham Forest and according to latest reports from popular transfer expert Fabrizio Romano via his verified Twitter page, the Blues are keen on bringing back Andrey Santos to the Stamford Bridge in January.
The reports further claimed that althouggh Chelsea football club have expressed their disappointment over the past few weeks, the Blues will now act to recall him when the transfer window opens next year.
That said, Andrey Santos is now expected to return to Chelsea football club in the next few weeks as he hopes to play a part in their charge to secure a top four finish on the Premier League table this season.