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'Dynamic' Chelsea wonderkid seals permanent transfer, says he's happy to leave

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Chelsea youngster Isak Ssweankambo has signed with NAC Breda.

Chelsea youngster Isak Ssewankambo has become the latest player to leave the club, signing with Dutch side NAC Breda.

Ssewankambo, 18, has played 19 times for Chelsea's under-21 side, and featured for Sweden during last season's FIFA Under-17 World Cup.

He was also part of Chelsea's FA Youth Cup winning side last season.

Versatile enough to play in central midfield or at full-back, NAC technical director Graeme Rutjers hailed his addition.

He told VoetballCentraal: "Ssewankambo is an intelligent, dynamic and inquisitive player. He can either right-back, centre and right in the middle of playing. We welcome the strengthening of our selection."

The youngster has revealed he feels leaving Chelsea behind is for the best for his career.

He told the GoteborgPost: "It is quite right for me, I want to play first-team football,

"Chelsea have really given me everything. They have taught me extremely much as a footballer and also as a human being, that's where I grew up and became a man.

"It was a pretty easy decision after all, I felt ready. Now we must continue to fight to get a spot on the team."

NAC Breda finished 15th in the Eredivisie last season and will be hoping for improvement. As one of seven new players signed this summer, Ssewankambo will hope to make a name for himself and help them achieve a better finish this coming season.

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