Chelsea makes an unexpected decision before their Carabao Cup matchup with Newcastle United.


Newcastle United’s left back On Tuesday night (kick-off at 8 p.m.), Lewis Hall is qualified to play parent club Chelsea in the Carabao Cup. According to EFL handbook rule 6.3, loan players are not allowed to play for their parent clubs unless they receive written permission.

Players registered on a temporary basis will not be eligible to play. Unless the Club holding his full registration gives its written consent. (Also subject to any restrictions on the number of loan players prescribed by applicable Premier League Rules or League Regulations)“. The rule reads.

Chelsea makes a surprising choice

Surprisingly, though, Chelsea have given the 19-year-old clearance to play in tomorrow’s quarterfinal match at Stamford Bridge.

Hall broke into the senior squad last season and played in 12 games for Chelsea. Before agreeing to a summer transfer to Newcastle.

The teenage player signed a season-long loan agreement that includes a £28 million buyout obligation. And an additional £7 million in add-ons dependent on performance-related conditions for the following summer.

After getting released by Chelsea Hall is expected to stay at St James’ Park for the upcoming season. Concerns have been raised over his future due to his lack of play, which has resulted in only four starts.

when ask on Friday if the requirements had already been met. Eddie Howe, the manager of United, responded, “You’re probably asking the wrong man, I’m not 100 percent sure,“.

Howe was then ask directly “do you expect him to be a Newcastle United player permanently?“. There was a short silence, but Newcastle’s head of media says: “We’ll come back to you

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