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OFFICIAL: Chelsea midfielder completes loan move

Chelsea midfielder Tariq Uwakwe has officially joined League One side Accrington Stanley on loan for the 2020/2021 season.

The 20-year-old midfielder has been at Stamford Bridge since the age of seven and has since progressed through the ranks at the West London club.

Tariq Uwakwe signed his first professional contract with the club three years ago and made 11 appearances for the development side in the 2019/2020 season.

The versatile midfielder, who can operate operate centrally or outwide has also represented England at youth levels.

He is now set to continue his development at the League One club where he will be able to test himself in competitive senior football.

Speaking after sealing the move to Accrington Stanley, the youngster said: "All I'm trying to do is impress here and push on from that really.

"I can't remember the last time I played a competitive match that was actually for three points, so I'm raring to go.

"I'm a player that just likes to get on the ball, whether it's in the defensive or offensive third, I just like to get on the ball, link up the play and get more players involved."

Accrington Stanley will begin their 2020/2021 League One season when they welcome Peterborough United to the Wham Stadium on September 12.

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