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The promising midfielder spent part of last season on loan at Swansea but only made two starts and he is now looking for guarantees over hs chances in the first team

Chelsea youngster Josh McEachran is keen for talks with manager Roberto Di Matteo after being unsure over his future at the club.

The 19-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Swansea - only to go on and make just two starts at the Liberty Stadium - and is now hoping he can earn his chance at Stamford Bridge.

The highly-rated midfielder is currently with the Chelsea squad ahead of their pre-season tour of America, and has stated desire to make an impression on his manager.

McEachran told reporters: "I want to play as many games as I can for Chelsea this season. I’m a Chelsea player and I want to play for Chelsea. But if the manager wants to send me out on loan then that’s up to him at the end of the day."

The England Under-21 midfielder has conceded that although he may have to spend another season away from the club, he wants some guarantees over his first-team opportunities, citing his disappointment at his lack of playing time with the Swans.

"Last season was frustrating because the whole reason I went to Swansea was to play games," he added. "In football there are always setbacks - it’s about how you deal with them."

Chelsea's first game of their pre-season tour is against the Seattle Sounders on the July 18.

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