Chelsea midfielder Josh McEachran is part of a deal to sign Bolton defender Gary Cahill in January, according to talkSPORT.
Villas-Boas holds confidence in McEachran’s ability, but wants him to gain first-team experience elsewhere before coming back to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have entrusted Bolton in the maturation of the 19 year old, after they helped Daniel Sturridge evolve. Sturridge scored eight goals in 12 appearances for the Trotters last season and the England international has now got ten goals so far for Chelsea this season.
McEachran emerged last season as a potentially good midfielder for Chelsea, but has lost his first-team place under Villas-Boas. The 19 year old was tipped to make a move this summer, but was assured he had a spot in the side.
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