All terms agreed: Chelsea win the race to sign versatile defender



Young Dutch defender Ian Maatsen has agreed a deal to join London side Chelsea. This is according to reports from the Netherlands.

Dutch paper ED claim the 16-year-old defender is set to complete a move to England this summer. The Blues have offered the starlet a long-term contract to leave Eredivisie giants PSV.

PSV according to reports had offered the youngster a three-year contract, but the player has set his mind on a move to Chelsea. PSV are set to receive a compensation fee of €110,000 for the 16 year old defender.

PSV have also included a clause which guarantees them a percentage of any future transfer fee for the youngster.

Chelsea who have a reputation of stockpiling youth talent have added the highly rated defender to their youth ranks. Maatsen who is thought to be the next Nathan Ake because of their similar style is expected to slot into the under 18 squad.  The defender will be expected to follow the steps of first team defender Christensen who broke into the main squad this season.

The Stamford Bridge are still in doubt over their managerial position. Several reports suggest the club has been looking for replacements for team coach Antonio Conte. However the club


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