Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Chelsea found another partner, a new base in Turkey

Chelsea found another partner, a new base in Turkey
According to media reports from Turkey, Chelsea has signed a partnership agreement with the Turkish Besiktas

The arrangement will involve close co-operation between the first teams and academies, training support and joint scouting projects.

The agreement will also see potential loan moves in the near future for Chelsea academy players to gain experience at Besiktas.

Besiktas will model their academy on Chelsea and the Premier League outfit will offer expertise in developing the youth setup.

Knows from earlier time that Chelsea has similar contracts with clubs across Europe, one of the examples is a member of the Dutch Eredivisie Visesse.

Besiktas have focused on signing young players and promoting academy players over recent years.

Black Eagles administrative director Semih Usta recently told UEFA:

"We made ​​our short-to-long-term plans and will do our best to transform into a club Besiktas that pays particular attention to youth infrastructure, facilities and scouting."

Besiktas have a network of 65 football academies in every region of the country as well as Germany, England, Holland and as far afield as Nigeria.

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