Stamford Bridge

Next Game

Chelsea v Swansea

Saturday, 13 September 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Goodison Park

Last Game

Everton 3 - 6 Chelsea

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 17:30

Barclays Prem

Teenager could leave Chelsea

Andreas Christensen's father has claimed to Danish paper BT that the defender could leave Chelsea in the summer.

Last Updated: 25/04/14 at 17:40 Post Comment

Andreas Christensen: Chelsea youngster could feature against Liverpool

Andreas Christensen: Chelsea youngster could feature against Liverpool

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The 18-year-old is regarded as one of the best young players in Chelsea's youth academy, but has yet to break into the first team.

The centre-back moved to Stamford Bridge from Danish club Brondby in 2012 and has been progressing well while featuring for the youth side.

There have even been suggestions that the teenager could get his break on Sunday when Chelsea travel to Liverpool in the Premier League.

Manager Jose Mourinho has hinted that he could field a second-string team at Anfield to rest his key players for the UEFA Champions League semi-final second-leg tie against Atletico Madrid next week.

However, Christensen's father wants to see his son earn regular chances in the first team next season and has hinted that the youngster would be prepared to leave if he is not assured of opportunities.

"We are forced to think about Andreas' future and progress," Sten Christensen told BT. "From our point of view, something needs to happen after the summer.

"Whether it is in the first-team squad or something different, we have to consider. He should not spend one or two years where he stagnates. Andreas will not go on loan.

"He has been at Chelsea for two years, but needs to be there for three consecutive years to be what they call 'home-grown'. Chelsea will not let him go.

"I have talked to his coach Dermot Drummy, who said that Andreas is ready for the next step.

"He would like to keep Andreas, but as he said, for Andreas to progress, he needs to take a step forward.

"Therefore, I need to have a meeting with Chelsea. In case they don't want to offload him, then they have got to do something to give him a challenge all the time.

"It's a matter of his future progress as a footballer."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

England name team to face Norway and John Stones will start

John Stones has been named in England’s starting line-up for Wednesday night’s friendly against Norway.

International friendly: England v Norway preview

Team news for Wednesday's international friendly clash between England and Norway at Wembley (kick-off 8pm).

England captain Wayne Rooney 'looks chubby', says Norway's Vegard Forren

Norway defender Vegard Forren says England captain Wayne Rooney “looks a bit chubby”.

Mail Box

Reasons To Feel Positive At Spurs...

They didn't complete any big deals on deadline day, but that doesn't mean Spurs fans should be down about their hopes this season. Plus, United fans say farewelbz...

Danny Welbeck - Yes, No And Maybe

And understandably busy Mailbox with the instant reactions with those happy and sad on their club's transfer dealings. On Welbeck, Arsenal, United, Spurs and loans...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property