Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has poured cold water on the rumours that Bertrand Traore could join Ajax on loan.

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traore aja hidAjax boss Frank de Boer is targeting a new striker in January and reports last week suggested the club had made a move to take Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore on loan.

However speaking at his weekly press conference, Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has stated that the club need Traore to remain in London next month.

Hiddink said, “I’m not on top of the rumours, but at this moment we desperately need all our players.”

Traore spent two years on loan with Vitesse Arnhem between 2013 and 2015 before rejoining the Chelsea squad in the summer. However the 20-year-old has only made one substitute appearance in the Premier League this season.

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