12 players you forgot still played for Chelsea including hot prospects

Chelsea are notorious for their loan farm system, having made a habit of signing up young players from around Europe before sending them out to other clubs.

The Blues have been known to have in excess of ten players out on loan, and currently have 33 playing elsewhere.

Chelsea have often been known to keep players on their books long-term despite not including them in their matchday squads, with Lucas Piazon spending nine years at Stamford Bridge with just one Premier League appearance to show from it.

Daily Star Sport has taken a look at 12 of Chelsea's players who are currently out on loan.

Baba Rahman

Ghana international Baba Rahman has been at Chelsea since 2015, but has played just 15 times in the Premier League.

The left-back was signed from FC Augsburg in a deal worth up to £22million, and big things were expected of the youngster.

However, the defender failed to make an impact at Stamford Bridge, and has had five loan spells since joining.

Davide Zappacosta

Davide Zappacosta is still at Chelsea nearly four years after his deadline day move to Stamford Bridge.

The right-back was signed by Antonio Conte and was referred to as a panic buy, considering the £25m fee the Blues paid for him.

The 28-year-old Italian full-back is currently on loan at Genoa, having spend last year at Roma.

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  • Matt Miazga

    American centre-back Matt Miazga joined Chelsea's academy system from New York Red Bulls having looked impressive in Major League Soccer.

    The defender, 25, is currently on his fourth loan, having shone at Reading in the Championship last season.

    Miazga's contract will expire in just over a year's time.

    Victor Moses

    Victor Moses has endured a rollercoaster spell at Chelsea in recent years, having found himself a vital part of Conte's system as a wing-back.

    But he's spent the last three seasons out on loan, and is currently at Spartak Moscow.

    He is under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2022, but Spartak have the option to sign him permanently this summer.

    Izzy Brown

    Izzy Brown, 24, seems set to leave Chelsea at the end of the season, with his contract set to expire.

    The midfielder has been at the club since 2013, having joined from West Brom as a highly-rated teenager.

    But he's made just one first-team appearance, having gone out on loan seven times.

    Marco van Ginkel

    Dutch midfielder Marco van Ginkel came to the club as a potential wonderkid, but his career has been spent largely away from Stamford Bridge.

    Van Ginkel went out to AC Milan the season after joining Chelsea, and has been on loan at PSV since 2016.

    His contract will expire in the summer, and it seems he could leave the club.

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    Kenedy

    Having made his professional debut at the age of 17, Kennedy came to Chelsea with lofty expectations.

    Having played for the Brazil youth national sides, he was expected to become a regular in the Chelsea side.

    But that hasn't happened, and he's played just 15 times in the league, having gone out on loan for the last five years in a row.

    Lewis Baker

    Lewis Baker has well and truly fallen into the Chelsea loan system after coming through the academy.

    The midfielder has had a whopping eight loan spells throughout his time at the club, and is currently at Turkish side Trabzonspor.

    Baker, 25, is under contract until 2022 but seems to have little chance of working his way back into the first team.

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    Danny Drinkwater

    Danny Drinkwater continues to be paid a reported £100,000 per-week at Chelsea, nearly four years on from his bizarre move from Leicester City.

    The midfielder played just 12 times in his first season at the club before loans at Burnley and Aston Villa.

    His spell at Villa Park was effectively ended after he headbutted team-mate Jota during training, and he is currently playing for Turkish side Kasimpasa.

    Michy Batshuayi

    Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi was one of the most sought-after forwards in Europe when he joined Chelsea in 2016 after the European Championships.

    However, he's never been able to hold down a place in the side, and is yet to score more than five league goals since the move to England.

    The only time he did was while he was on loan at Borussia Dortmund in 2018, and it seems he will leave this summer at the end of his contract.

    Trevoh Chalobah

    Trevoh Chalobah is still highly rated, having come through the academy at Chelsea.

    The 21-year-old is currently out on loan at French side Lorient having spent the last two years at Ipswich and Huddersfield.

    Chalobah is under contract at Chelsea until 2023, and he still seems to have a bright future at Stamford Bridge.

    Jamal Blackman

    Goalkeeper Jamal Blackman is another who has fallen into the loan system.

    Having come through the academy, the goalkeeper has gone on to have eight loan spells away from Stamford Bridge.

    He's looked promising, but wasn't called upon after Frank Lampard was eager for a replacement for Kepa Arrizabalaga.

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