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After failing to break into the Blues' first team, a temporary move to the Bundesliga has been accepted

Chelsea centre-back Papy Djilobodji has completed a loan switch to Werder Bremen until the end of the season.

The 27-year-old swapped Ligue 1 side Nantes for Stamford Bridge in September 2015 but has played only 59 seconds of first-team football for the Premier League outfit.



Speaking after the Senegalese defender passed a medical on Thursday, Werder's general manager Thomas Eichin was pleased to welcome the stopper to the Bundesliga side's ranks.

"We are very glad that after the exit of Assani Lukimya [to Liaoning Whowin] we could quickly appoint a successor."

 Djilobodji will immediately take to training with the German side on Thursday afternoon.

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