Ian Maatsen will be joining Borussia Dortmund on loan as confirmed by Fabrizio Romano yesterday. However, he had a more exclusive scoop on this Ian Maatsen story. He reveals that before Ian Maatsen is scheduled to travel to Germany to become the new Borussia Dortmund player, he signed a new deal at Chelsea which will keep him at Stamford Bridge till 2027. The loan deal that he will sign with Borussia Dortmund is valid till the end of the season. After that, the Dutch left-back will come back to London to resume his Chelsea career. There were speculations that his career at Chelsea would not take off and he needed game time and that is why he was being sent out on loan. However, after signing this new deal, he will bury these speculations and focus on his game at Dortmund. So, this Chelsea news is massively important.
Chelsea news: Ian Maatsen signs new deal and leaves for Dortmund
Whether Ian Maatsen will have a future at Chelsea can only be understood once he comes back from his loan spell at Dortmund. Now, many fans are looking at this new deal for Ian Maatsen as if Mauricio Pochettino likes the player and he doesn't want to lose him. However, it is fair to say that if that was the case, then there was no need for him to send the player on loan. Now, Ian Maatsen has a year left on his contract and if he signed at Dortmund, Chelsea wouldn't have made a profit by selling the player. With a new contract in place, Chelsea took a gamble and if he shines, Chelsea can sell the player at a good price. Fans just have to wait and watch what happens with Ian Maatsen at Chelsea.
What is you thought on this Chelsea news of Ian Maatsen signing a new contract?