Former Blue Eddie Newton reveals pride in Chelsea loan system

Former Chelsea loan technical coach Eddie Newton has expressed pride in the Blues loan system, which he set up with Michael Emenalo years ago.

Newton played a key role and can be thanked for the breakthrough from some of the Chelsea stars, who impressed during loan spells away from the club.

Talk with Goal, Newton spoke of his pride in the regime he helped create.

The former Blue played a key role in Chelsea’s infamous ‘loan army’, which saw stars like Andreas Christensen, Mason Mount and Reece James break into the first team.

Newton discussed the club’s feedback system to help improve players.

“We developed the feedback we gave to players and improved our organization with other clubs. When Michael left, I was involved in the loan negotiations before he moved to Marina (Granovskaia). was something we built that I was really proud of to finish it off, ” he said.

“We have built a world class program that I know many others are copying today. Many clubs have come to us and asked for a little help from us, we have helped them improve their game and that. is fine. You can only have the secret for a little while! “

Chelsea have several players on loan and are hopeful that Billy Gilmour and Conor Gallagher can do enough to impress this campaign to return and fight for their place at Chelsea next season.


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