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Chelsea have been actively pursuing an attacking reinforcement plan to beef up their squad ahead of the new season as Roman Abramovich has bankrolled moves for Eden Hazard, Marko Marin and now Oscar. The big name arrivals have boosted the aging squad a great deal, but they have also pushed back the youngsters in their development process and the Daily Mail report that Kevin de Bruyne will be shipped out to the Bundesliga to gain first-team experience that he cannot attain at Stamford Bridge.
The 21 year old winger was brought in from Belgian outfit Genk for Â£7m in January, but he is yet to make an appearance in the blue of Chelsea. He has been pushed further down the pecking order and Werder Bremen are prepared to hand him first-team football by making a season-long loan offer.
The attacker is part of Chelsea's touring party in the US at the moment and he was quoted saying recently: "For me, it is important to be playing. If that is not going to happen at Chelsea, perhaps it is better to go to another club and get some games. " A season away from Chelsea also doesn't gurantee a starting place for the player as he is likely to face similar competition when he returns.
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