Chelsea loans out Emerson Palmieri to Ligue 1 side Lyon

The 27-year-old, who moved to Chelsea in January 2018, has made 71 appearances in all competitions for the London side.

Fille Photo: Chelsea's Emerson leaves Stamford bridge on loan, winning the Champions league last season as well as the European Super Cup this month.   -  Action Images via Reuters

Chelsea sent Italy left back Emerson Palmieri on loan to French club Lyon on Thursday for the rest of the season.

 

Emerson, who has spent the last 3 and a half seasons at Chelsea, has dropped to third in the pecking order of left backs behind Ben Chilwell and Marcos Alonso.

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Emerson has played four times for Italy, including the final against England, during its victorious Euro 2020 campaign, and even came off the bench in Chelsea's 3-0 win over Crystal Palace in its Premier League opener last week.

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