Chelsea have confirmed the exit of Tino Anjorin to Russian Premier League side Lokomotiv Moscow on loan.
Anjorin has been unable to break into Thomas Tuchel’s squad.
However, in a bid to get more first-team action, the Nigerian prospect will represent the Steam Locomotive for the 2021-22 campaign.
“Tino Anjorin, the 19-year-old attacking midfielder who made three men’s first-team appearances last season, is embarking on his first loan, with Lokomotiv Moscow his destination,” a statement from the Blues website read.
“An Academy product, who played a starring role in a PL2 title-winning season and has represented England up to U19 level, Anjorin made his senior Chelsea debut during the 2019/20 season in a big Carabao Cup win over Grimsby.
“That was followed up with his first Premier League appearance later that campaign, as a substitute against Everton in the final game before the pandemic.
“He was rewarded that summer with a five-year contract and played a part in last season’s Champions League success, starting a group stage game against another Russian side, Krasnodar, as well as playing two games in the FA Cup run to the final. He became a regular in Thomas Tuchel’s squad.”
Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been released from international duty.
This ensures he will travel to the UK to link up with Manchester United.
Ronaldo sealed a return to Old Trafford on the final day of the transfer window, wrapping up the move from Juventus.
The 36-year-old stole the show with two late goals, as Portugal beat Republic of Ireland 2-1 in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday night.
Ronaldo took off his shirt during the celebrations, resulting in a yellow card.
It was his second caution of the campaign, meaning he is...