Chelsea given permission to take AFC Wimbledon prodigy Toyosi Olusanya on trial
The 19-year-old has impressed for the Dons this season after scoring on his first-team debut for the club
CHELSEA are set to take AFC Wimbledon winger Toyosi Olusanya on trial, according to reports.
Olusanya has impressed in League One and been looked at by the Blues and Manchester City even though he has made just one appearance.
And, according to the Mirror, the Premier League leaders look to have acted first and secured a trial for the highly-rated youngster.
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Olusanya, 19, had an outstanding match for the Dons in their FA Youth Cup tie in February of last year.
And the report claims the Blues have been asking to take him on loan ever since that game which they came out 4-1 winners.
The midfielder scored on his first-team debut for Wimbledon and has been consistent with his stats at youth and reserve level.
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Olusanya is of Nigerian descent and could chose to play for the Super Eagles or England if they choice comes up in his career.
Chelsea moved seven points clear at the top of the table after their 4-2 win over Southampton last night.
FA Cup semi-final hero Eden Hazard opened the scoring before Oriol Romeu equalised.
Gary Cahill netted late on in the first half before a Diego Costa double sealed the points.
Ryan Bertrand got a late equaliser but that could not stop the Stamford Bridge club from claiming the three points.