- Jul 14, 2018
Certainly been a few who have been overrated based on a decent loan in a poorer league, bar the exception. But its fact of modern football, you cant keep them all they will inevitably want to go, and so be it.The other thing to consider is that the vast majority of youth prospects don't go on to be world class. I think some people expect every talent to go on to be incredible, i can think of at least 10 players who were the 'next X'.
It's annoying we're losing a few youngsters for low fees but you never know what's going to happen to these players after they move. We're essentially losing one of our many raffle tickets, it may be the winning one, but likely not.
People need to realise there will never be more than a handful of kids in the first team picture regularly at Chelsea.