Chelsea reportedly discussing a Ulises Davila loan to FC Twente

Otto Greule Jr

I like the fit if this is true, as it would be a test for the youngster without being too aggressive

We've had all sorts of loan news today in addition to the bid for David Luiz, with the latest rumor involving Mexican attacker Ulises Davila. According to De Telegraaf, FC Twente are in talks with Chelsea in hopes of bringing the youngster back to the Eredivisie:

Na het strikken van Luka Djordjevic voor de spitspositie heeft FC Twente voor de flankenversterking het oog laten vallen op de Mexicaan Ulises Davila. De club uit Enschede is met Chelsea in gesprek over de mogelijkheid de buitenspeler komend seizoen te huren, bevestigen bronnen in Engeland.

For those of you that don't speak Dutch, the report is claiming that Twente is now focusing on upgrading along the flanks now that they've sorted their issues at center forward. They note that Twente also has interest in buying Jesus Corona of Monterrey, but that a loan of Davila would be far more affordable.

The move would make a lot of sense for all parties involved, as Davila should get plenty of playing time in the Eredivisie, and it's certainly a step up from last season's loan at Sabadell. A good showing in the Netherlands coupled with the currently awful looking Mexican national team might even get him into the conversation for the 2014 World Cup, although at the moment Mexico is far from a guarantee to be there.

At the moment Davila is probably a fringe prospect at best with Chelsea, and I honestly doubt he'll be with the club beyond this season if he fails to improve his stock considerably. A loan to the Eredivisie would give him the opportunity to do just that, and at worst he should be able to showcase his ability to other potential suitors in case he fails to do so. Here's hoping this one is true, because it's a good fit.

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