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Bertrand's Gone

Well that didn`t take long did it!

Only a matter of days after finally signing Bertrand Traore, the eighteen year old has exited Stamford Bridge.

Like several others, eighteen year-old Traore has joined the Dutch side Vitesse Arnheim, a club that probably has as many Chelsea players in his first team as it has Dutch.

Here at Vital Chelsea we`d like to wish the teenager all the best on his Dutch adventure.




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The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 3 2014

Time: 3:00PM

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Goodluck to him
OBEX
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03/01/2014 15:20:00

HAH. You got me fooled. I thought this one will be about Ryan. :)
zg2000fs
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03/01/2014 16:10:00

me too lol i thought it was about Ryan...whats going on with our deputy LB i wonder...Surely his chelsea future is up in the air also?
JohnnyOz
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03/01/2014 16:18:00

Maybe it should be an u written rule that if we are talking about this one then it's last name only: Traore. At least until Ryan Bertrand is still here.
Pavel Permiachkin
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03/01/2014 16:51:00

A perfect home for him to continue his development. I'm pretty sure he will get lots of game time there cos Vitesse has a very lean squad and Traore now is even better than his rival for the right side of their midfield, a certain Ibarra.
dexwhytecastt
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03/01/2014 17:14:00

There was never a chance that he could stay due to work permit issues. The move is the best that could be arranged and i believe he would do well there and if he can play a couple of competative matches for his country, he should be able to secure work permit come next season.
Chelz Akamz
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03/01/2014 17:44:00

All the best to him.
syed230183_chelseafc
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03/01/2014 18:34:00

apologies if the headline tricked some of you :-)
merlin
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03/01/2014 19:26:00

Well that's our future band of three (Atsu,Piazaon,Traore) behind the striker. Would be nice if they developed a sense of relationship and understanding between them.
nelyvanile
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03/01/2014 19:38:00

not necessary merlin ... it's suspense, adds to the fun ;)
HGH Magic
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03/01/2014 19:44:00

I am not 100% sure but methinks he is already playing for BFaso so getting a work permit wouldn't have been much of an issue. However, I wish him all the best at Vitesse and hope that he and Piazon come back to anchor major roles in our title winning seasons in the years to come.
Dwebb55
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03/01/2014 19:51:00

Great player.... love him... I just hope this one is properly managed and nurtured.... He shouldn't stay on loan for too long, bring him back next season....
Latunvic
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03/01/2014 20:54:00

He can't get a British work permit until the summer.
CobhamBlue
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03/01/2014 22:15:00

Was worried it was our underused and under rated left back.
Psychofac
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04/01/2014 04:19:00

good loan move for him, he should get ample game time considering the fact that kakuta and Sam Hutchinson have been recalled.
Desmondadonis
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04/01/2014 04:33:00

in another news, quintero just got a permit to visit london , guess he'll link up with our talented youths immediately.
Desmondadonis
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04/01/2014 04:34:00

Lets hope gets some playing time and continues his development. Actually wud love to see Piazon in the 1st team next season but doesnt looks likely that any attacking position youngsters will get any sort of chance atleast for 3-4 years.
Blue Krusaders
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04/01/2014 09:34:00

"@TheChelseaWay: Kenneth Omeruo has agreed to join Middlesbrough for the remainder of the season: http://t.co/uEwtoP6LdG"
Desmondadonis
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04/01/2014 13:43:00

I was waiting to see him in action against Derby...hmmm...
Blu_run
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05/01/2014 05:51:00

 

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