Charly Musonda has been one of the most promising players in Chelsea's youth ranks in recent years, but he hadn't been able to showcase his talent to the world until last season when he found his way onto La Liga pitches while on loan at Real Betis. Unsurprisingly, he also found almost immediate success, which is fantastic news both for him and the club.
Chelsea now want to build on this success and form a more solid partnership with the Sevilla-based side and while Betis seem mostly interested in having Musonda back on loan for another season, Chelsea also want other promising prospects to follow along. According to Spanish newspaper Marca, the Blues have offered up to ten players to Betis as potential loanee candidates.
Obviously not all ten will move. It might be that none will move. Marca do not reveal the full list, just two names: Patrick Bamford and Dominic Solanke, both of whom could be looking at a great opportunity to impress with Betis currently relying on just 34-year-old Ruben Castro at center forward.
Bamford had a very poor season on loan at Crystal Palace and Norwich City, scoring a grand total of zero goals and raising questions (at least from Alan Pardew) about his attitude and commitment. Solanke was better at Vitesse though still underwhelming with just 7 goals from 25 appearances. Then again, he is just 18.
Earlier reports claimed that Conte's commitments at Euro 2016 are the only thing holding up Musonda's return to Betis, but it sounds like young Charly Jr might have a bit of company once his loan deal does get done.