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Chelsea’s Strategic Move: Recalling 21-Year-Old to Strengthen Mauricio Pochettino’s Squad for Two Key Reasons

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This week, Cesare Casadei’s loan from Leicester City will end, per Chelsea s decision.

The 21-year-old had only just made it back into Enzo Maresca’s starting lineup. As the Foxes were leading the Championship and on course to make a Premier League comeback in 2024–25.

key reasons behind Chelsea s Casadei recalling

Since joining the King Power on a season-long loan in the summer, Casadei has made 25 appearances across all competitions, starting their last two league games. Throughout his tenure at the club, he managed to score three goals in all.

Mauricio Pochettino’s squad is expected to include the Italian player for the duration of the season. Although reports indicate that Casadei was recalled, ending his tenure with the Foxes, as confirmed by Chelsea.

Chelsea’s midfield is currently plague by injuries. Romeo Lavia (thigh) and Lesley Ugochukwu (hamstring) are still out with injuries, and it’s unclear when they’ll be back.

After coming back from Nottingham Forest, Andrey Santos will have his future settle when he returns from his Pre-Olympic tour in Brazil next month.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Casadei will train with the Chelsea team on Saturday. Before their Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Middlesbrough on Tuesday night.

He has also disclosed the two factors that led to the midfielder’s comeback and the reason he will play with the team for the balance of the campaign.

Casadei “has huge potential” and “can help the squad with immediate effect,” according to Chelsea.

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