Chelsea may have endured a quiet window in the end, with their only major signing teenage full-back Dylan Williams from West Bromwich Albion, who is seen as one for the future anyway.
However, that does not mean they were altogether quiet, and it has now emerged that they did succeed in bringing in one more addition on deadline day, although it went under the radar
It was reported they had been tracking Mason Burstow of Charlton Athletic in League One, who has scored six goals in 14 senior appearances for Charlton for some time, and made an official bid for his services. , but that did not match, though, Charlton’s valuation of him. West London neighbours Brentford were also reported to be closely monitoring his development.
However, Chelsea then had an improved offer accepted, but Burstow will now stay in South-East London on loan until the end of the season.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.