Chelsea have officially confirmed that youngsters Izzy Brown and Nathan have joined Vitesse on loan for the 2015-16 season.
The two young duo have been sent on loan to the Dutch outfit in order to gain more playing time under their belt, as well as prepare them for a possible Chelsea first-team place.
Brown joined Chelsea from West Bromich Albion, with the Baggies complaining about the transfer after losing one of their finest academy products, as per Goal. Nathan, on the other hand, joined Chelsea from Atletico Paranaense on July 1 after having agreed a deal with the club in May.
The Blues have already seen Lewis Baker join the Arnhem club in similar circumstance this summer, as part of an ongoing friendly relationship between the two club.
Brown, 18, has represented England in the U-16, U-17 and U-19 levels and has been tipped to go on and fulfill his potentials. Although he made only one Premier League appearance for the Blues last term, Jose Mourinho confirmed he would receive a winner’s medal.
The Englishman is also one of the young players who Mourinho said should they fail to become full England internationals in the near future, he (Jose) should be blamed.
19-year old Nathan has also represent the Brazil U-17 and U-20 teams. He made his debut for the U-17 at the FiFA U-17 World Cup in 2013, scoring five goals. Capable of playing as an attacking midfielder or on any of the wings, Nathan is tipped for greatness.
Meanwhile, a report came in yesterday that the young Brazilian has been sent back to his country as regards work permit issues.
Chelsea are presently in Montreal for their pre-season tour of the North America, with new signing Asmir Begovic also on board.
The Blues also officially launched their new 2015-16 kits yesterday, with Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, John Terry, Oscar and Thibaut Courtois unveiling the kits.