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Chelsea full-back Baba Rahman has returned to Schalke 04 on loan after recovering from a knee injury.

An official statement on the Blues website read:

Baba Rahman has today joined Schalke on loan until the end of the 2018/19 season.

The Ghanaian defender, 23, re-joins the Bundesliga side, where he spent the first half of last season before sustaining a knee injury during the Africa Cup of Nations.

Baba signed for Chelsea from another German side, Augsburg, in the summer of 2015 and made 23 appearances during his maiden season at Stamford Bridge.

Schalke are currently third in the Bundesliga.


The Ghana international made 21 appearances on loan at Schalke in the 2016-17 season before his campaign was cut short by a cruciate ligament injury while in action for his country at the African Nations Cup last January.

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed Baba Rahman is recovering from a bad injury” when asked about the physical condition of his full-back, who suffered a serious injury while playing on loan at Schalke 04 last season.

Conte added: “I had the possibility to see him in training with us only once or twice. He wasn’t ready to have a full training session with us.

“Now he is recovering and it could be an interesting option for the player, to try to recover with them. For sure, he is not ready in this moment to play, otherwise Baba Rahman would stay with us in my squad”.

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According to reports by Turkish newspaper FanatikGalatasaray is still trying to sign a defender and the club is interested in two Chelsea players: Baba Rahman and Kenedy are on the list of the Turkish club.

The signing of either one of the Blues stars is still possible because deadline day in Turkey for the summer transfer window is on September 8th.

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Chelsea defender Baba Rahman is edging closer to a first-team return as he’s undergoing the final phase of his recovery at Cobham training centre.

Manager Antonio Conte is seriously considering to bring him in the squad after struggling to land Alex Sandro to Stamford Bridge, as Marcos Alonso still needs a proper back-up in the wing-back role.

Rahman will reportedly play some games for the U-23 team, then will be allowed to join the first-squad.

Meanwhile, 23-year-old defender Kenneth Omeruo has joined Turkish side Kasimpasa on a season-long loan.

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Schalke 04 want to sign defender Baba Rahman on loan after the full-back made 20 appearances for the German outfit last season, according to reports in England.

The Bundesliga side are now in talks with Chelsea over bringing the 23-year-old defender back on a season-long loan.

Baba suffered a serious knee injury while playing with Ghana national team at the African Nations Cup in January.

Schalke sporting director Christian Heidel said: “We are in talks with the player, his advisor and Chelsea. Ultimately, it is about when Baba will be able to play again. No decision has yet been made”.

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Schalke 04 chief reveals the German club are in talks with Chelsea for Baba Rahman’s loan.

The player, who joined the Blues in 2015 from Ausburg has already made 21 appearances last season with Schalke 04 before suffering a cruciate ligament injury.

“We are in talks with the player, his agent and Chelsea,” – Christian Heidel said. – “Ultimately, it is about when Baba will be able to play again. No decision has been made yet.”

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Ghanaian defender Baba was replaced after only 39′ due to a knee injury in Tuesday’s Africa Cup of Nation clash against Uganda.

The Schalke 04 star, who is currently on loan from Chelsea, told Goal.com: “I twisted my knee twice in the spate of five minutes. I have some pains but at this moment, I think the pain is going down”. 

“But we still need to do some scans and see what happens. It’s 50- 50, we will see in the next day what will happen.”

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Chelsea loanee has scored his first goal with new side Schalke 04 in their Europa League opener against OGC Nice tonight.

The Ghana international full-back joined the Blues from Bundesliga side Augsburg on a £21.5m move in the summer of 2015 but struggled to break into the starting XI under both Mourinho and Hiddink.

The 22-year-old joined Schalke 04 on a season-long loan this summer.

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Chelsea defender Baba Rahman has today joined Schalke on a season-long loan.

Rahman will move back to the Bundesliga this season after joining Chelsea from Augsburg 12 months ago. The Ghanaian international will reunite with former Augsburg manager, Markus Weinzierl, who took charge of Schalke earlier this summer.

The youngster made 23 appearances for the Blues last season but new manager Antonio Conte believes he needs more experience before playing consistently in the Chelsea first-team.

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Baba Rahman is currently undergoing a medical to join Schalke 04 on a season-long loan as Chelsea and the Bundesliga side have reached a deal, according to SkySports.

The Ghana international left-back joined Chelsea from Augsburg on a £23.5m deal last summer but struggled to break into the starting XI during his first season at Stamford Bridge.

The 22-year-old, who made just 15 appearances with the Blues, is now set to try a new experience in the Bundesliga.


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