Ethan Ampadu wants Chelsea return but focused on RB Leipzig finishing season strongly | Football News

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Last Updated: 20/02/20 9:39am

Ethan Ampadu impressed in defence for RB Leipzig against Tottenham

Ethan Ampadu is keen to resume his Chelsea career next season but only after helping RB Leipzig achieve their goals this campaign.

The Wales defender is on a season-long at the Bundesliga club from Stamford Bridge and after a defensive crisis has found himself finally getting some games.

He started in Leipzig’s 1-0 win at Tottenham in the Champions League last 16 first-leg clash – just the second time he has been named in Julian Nagelsmann’s starting XI.

Youngsters are getting a chance at Chelsea under Frank Lampard and the 19-year-old wants to be part of it next term.

But with Leipzig going for the Bundesliga title and making waves in the Champions League, that is where his focus is at the moment.

Ampadu hopes to join Chelsea’s youthful revolution next season

“I am always watching Chelsea and seeing what is going on,” he said. “It is good to see the young players are shining at the moment.

“They are in the top four so fingers crossed they can hold on to that.

“I would like to go back, I aim to, but right now I am focused on Leipzig and finishing the season.”

Ampadu was part of the Leipzig defence that kept Spurs at bay and earned a clean sheet despite a couple of shaky moments in the first half.

Ampadu has made just seven appearances for RB Leipzig this season

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