Two key Passes, four tackles won: Ex-Chelsea whizkid impressing in Holland

Former Chelsea under-21 star Isak Ssewankambo is enjoying a positive start to life at NAC Breda.

A member of Chelsea's FA Youth Cup winning side last season, teenager Isak Ssewankambo flew the nest at the club this summer to move to Holland.

The 18-year-old sealed a permanent transfer to Eredivisie side NAC Breda, keen to play regular football.

The Swedish youth international can play in midfield but it is at right-back where he has been selected for his new side, and he has been impressive thus far.

Ssewankambo played all 90 minutes in their 1-1 draw with FC Twente at the weekend, and was one of their most impressive performers.

He created two goalscoring opportunities for his side from full-back, and had one shot on goal, completing 84 per cent of his passes.

The powerful teenager won four tackles for Breda, with the highest any of his teammates made being two.

Going straight into the first team was the reason Ssewankambo made the move away from Chelsea, with the path in front of him blocked at Chelsea.

He has been playing alongside a Blues loanee, Stipe Perica, a 19-year-old Croatian striker who signed last summer, who also played against Twente.

The youngster will have known the move is huge in terms of his career, but appears intent on ensuring he makes a success of it, and can yet go onto bigger and better things if he can keep up his level of performance shown at the weekend over the coming season.

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