5 reasons why Chelsea's loan policy is actually brilliant
Chelsea Football Club are one of the most successful clubs on the planet. In the last 10 years, they have achieved tremendous success both on the pitch and commercially, winning the league title the most times in that span and also being crowned winners of the Champions League for the first time in their history during that span.
While they are one of the most supported clubs in the world, they have come under criticism for their loan policy under which a fleet of youngsters have been shipped out on loan at various clubs across the world.
The detractors claim that many players lose out on fulfilling their potential due to bouncing from one club to another, changing systems and organisations without having the opportunity to represent the Blues.
However, we go on to show the positive impacts that the Chelsea loan system has had, so read on to find out more!
#5 Background Evaluation and Feedback
It is not known by many, but Chelsea maintains a dedicated team that looks after the medical and performance analysis of every player that is sent on loan.The team is headed by Eddie Newton and also involves two coaches, four analysts, medic and a conditioning man.
Even though there are 38 players on loan as it stands, the team conducts its operations seamlessly. Apart from the staff at the loanee club, the player also gets feedback, analysis and information about areas of improvement from the Chelsea team.
This helps the players get more perspectives on the game, work on their skills so that they reach a level that helps them get ready for game-time at Chelsea FC.
This also benefits the player as it holistically improves his game and helps the player become better at his craft regardless of where he plays.