BABA RAHMAN is embarking on a sixth mortgage spell away from Chelsea with Studying signing the out-of-favour Blues participant.
The Ghana worldwide, whose transfer has been hailed by Royals gaffer Veljko Paunovic, made his final look for the Stamford giants again in 2016.
The left-back, 27, who sealed a Blues transfer from German membership Ausburg in 2015, has made simply 23 appearances in a Chelsea vest.
His previous mortgage stints embody spells with Schalke (twice), Stade Reims, RCD Mallorca and at Greek facet POAK Salonika final time period.
Studying, who face Huddersfield later, have been on the hunt for a left-back following Omar Richards’ departure
The previous Royals ace sealed a stellar swap to German champs Bayern Munich as a free agent in Could this yr.
And the membership was closely linked with a transfer for ex-Nottingham Forest defender Yuri Ribeiro earlier than sealing a deal for Rahman.
Royals supervisor Paunovic stated: “It’s no secret that recruiting an skilled left-back was a precedence for us this summer time.
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“I’m delighted that we’ve managed to do that deal to carry Baba to Studying.
“He’s a fast, sturdy, bodily footballer who has loads to supply to the membership and the gamers round him.
“Baba was actually eager to be a part of our venture and to check himself on this robust division and I’m excited to see him enjoying for us.
Rahman, whose final recreation in a Blues shirt was a Could 2016 1-1 draw towards Leicester, has a contract that runs till 2024.
The defender performed for Chelsea below former bosses Guus Hiddink and Jose Mourinho within the 2015-16 season, however fell down the pecking order for a beginning place.
Previous to his Studying transfer, the participant was amongst 15 Blues stars who returned to Chelsea from mortgage spells on the finish of final season.
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