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Transfer: Forward leaves Stamford Bridge as Chelsea sign Barcelona defender

Chelsea have confirmed that forward, Izzy Brown, will spend the 2020/21 season on loan at Sheffield Wednesday.

Frank Lampard’s side also announced the signing of 18-year-old defender, Xavier Mbuyamba, from Barcelona.

The Blues made this known in a statement via the club’s official website on Thursday.

The statement read in part: “Izzy Brown will spend the 2020/21 season on loan at Sheffield Wednesday.

“It will be a second successive year in the Championship for the 23-year-old.

“Brown has been a Chelsea player since the summer of 2013 when he signed from West Brom at the age of 16.

“Chelsea FC can also confirm the signing of Xavier Mbuyamba from Barcelona.

“The 18-year-old signed a professional contract at Cobham earlier this week and will join our development squad ahead of preparations for the new campaign.”

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