Chelsea confirm Ampadu departure
Chelsea have confirmed the departure of Ethan Ampadu.
The Wales international joins Spezia on loan for the duration of the 2022/23 season.
A statement on the club’s website said: “Ethan Ampadu will spend his second season in Serie A after joining Spezia on loan for the 2022/23 season.
“The 21-year-old spent the previous season in Italy’s top league, spending the previous season on loan at newly promoted Venice, where he made 29 league appearances, mostly in central midfield.”
Ampadu is the third Chelsea product to ship on loan today, following Dujon Sterling and Xavier Simons.
He will also be joined through the exit door by Billy Gilmour, who is understood to have agreed to join Brighton on a £9m deal.
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