Another Chelsea player is set to become a member of the 2016-17 Loan Brigade. According to German newspaper Bild (via Sport1), Chelsea defender Michael Hector will be joining Eintracht Frankfurt on loan.
To give more traction to the rumour, Hector was pictured landing at the Frankfurt Airport and getting picked up by Eintracht's team manager Christoph Preuß (not to be confused with their first team coach Niko Kovac).
Last season, the 24-year-old Jamaican international plied his trade on a year-long loan at Championship club Reading. He managed to get 35 appearances for the team, 30 of them as a starter, and featured as a central defender and as a defensive midfielder for the Royals.
Previous reports claimed that the German club were looking to bring in Matt Miazga, but the American defender rejected them in favour of a potential move to a Premier League side. It looks like Frankfurt decided to go for another Chelsea player instead.
In any case, Hector's departure hopefully means that another defender is arriving soon. Stay tuned...