Ethan Ampadu is on the brink of sealing a season long loan move with Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, according to reports.
Ampadu joined Chelsea from his boyhood club Exeter City in the summer of 2017 and he is currently the youngest player to debut for the club in the last 10 years.
The 18-year-old star, who can play as a defensive midfielder or a centre-back has displayed bravery and glimpses of quality but he will unlikely get into the first team of the Blues.
In a bid to accelerate his development, Lampard has decided to send him away to get regular game time
And according to the Guardian., the English youngster has successfully undergone medical ahead of the move, and an official confirmation is expected to be made today.
The Bundesliga Liga has recently being a stage that helps to develop some English player, and the move for Ampadu may prove very positive.
Chelsea are unable to sign players in this window and next but Frank Lampard has a plan to integrate the youngsters of the club into the first team.
If Ampadu does well, he could return to the fold with Chelsea next season and be a key player for them.