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Chelsea midfielder unhappy with lack of playing time, considering move away from Stamford Bridge — report

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Earlier this season, Brazilian midfielder Ramires signed a contract extension with Chelsea until 2019. But only five games into Guus Hiddink's command, Ramires has seen himself fall down the squad's pecking order and due to that, he's considering a move away from Stamford Bridge, according to Globo Esporte.

The Brazilian outlet, citing sources "close to the player", reports that Ramires isn't happy to stay on the bench, having featured in only two games out of five since Hiddink took over as interim manager for the second time.  Hiddink does quite clearly prefer Mikel more than Mourinho did, while Cesc Fabregas has finally found some good form and young Loftus-Cheek is making a good case for more minutes as well.  The first club in line supposedly to make a bid for Ramires would be Borussia Dortmund, although it shouldn't be too surprising if Juventus also appear to contend for him in the market given their previous interest.

However, this all seems very premature given how Ramires signed a new contract with Chelsea just two months ago, albeit still with José Mourinho at the helm, and Guus Hiddink already confirmed that he won't continue as manager after this season. Unless Ramires feels left out of the squad, or is looking to move for any ulterior motives, there's not much sense to this rumor — at least not for now.

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