SHEFFIELD UNITED have completed the loan signing of Chelsea's Ethan Ampadu – after sealing a £15million double swoop for Derby pair Jayden Bogle and Max Lowe.
Welsh youngster Amapadu, 19, can play midfield or at the back and will get the chance of regular games after a frustrating spell with Red Bull Leipzig.
Chelsea want to see him tested and the player also needs to be involved at a senior level to fulfil his potential.
Delighted Blades boss Chris Wilder told the club's official website: "Ethan is an outstanding young player for Chelsea, and we've worked really hard to get his signature for the season.
"We need to thank Frank Lampard and the people at Chelsea for helping making this happen. We've got a good relationship with them and they know we're going to take good care of him.
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"It's an important season for Ethan and playing in the Premier League for us is a good move for everyone. He brings a lot of qualities to the group and he's someone we've tracked for two or three seasons."
Ampadu played just seven times in Germany, while he has played more games for Wales than Chelsea – with 14 caps over his 13 appearances for the Blues.
His move to Yorkshire comes after United completed deals for Derby duo Bogle and Lowe.
They each penned four-year deals at Bramall Lane and will compete with wing-backs George Baldock and Enda Stevens.
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Right-back Bogle, 20, broke into the Rams team under Frank Lampard in 2018/19, with Lowe, 23, establishing his place in Phillip Cocu’s side last season.
Wilder said of the moves: “The Championship has been a great recruitment area for us and I wanted to bring some young players in who will provide competition for places.
"Jayden and Max will put huge pressure on George and Enda. It was important we got the right characters, the right type of players, ones who are athletic and technically very good, both are modern day wing backs.
"We're not just signing players because other people are in for them, we're signing these players because they fit into what we are about.
"It's game on for everyone, it's not a warning, it's a fact.”
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