Chelsea scout Piet de Visser has confirmed that he has watched Sparta Rotterdam wonder-kid Rick van Drongelen.

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drongelenReports in the Dutch media last week stated the Premier league club were frequent visitors to Sparta Rotterdam’s matches as they cast their eye over the 17-year-old centre back.

Now speaking to Omroep Zeeland, Piet de Visser confirmed that he has been impressed with Van Drongelen, and that a file has been handed in to Chelsea.

He said, “I have filed a report about Van Drongelen to Chelsea. I think he’s a serious guy who always trains extra hard and shows good mentality. First, he must focus on his spot at Sparta and the Holland under 19s.There he is doing a good job,”

Van Drongelen made his debut in the first team this season, and has played the full ninety minutes in the Eerste Divisie leaders last three games.

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