Impressive Champions League star Drops Big Chelsea Transfer Hint

Ian Maatsen says he was intent on becoming a regular CHELSEA before his loan move to Borussia Dortmund.

Maatsen has thrived since his move to the Bundesliga and capped another impressive performance by scoring a goal in Dortmund’s 4-2 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday evening which has secured their place in the Champions League final against Paris Saint-Germain.

His performances for the German side has meant that they are very keen on making his move a permanent one – but there are also a section of fans that want the club too bring him back to Stamford Bridge.

Now – amid the speculation – Maatsen has admitted that he was intent on becoming a regular at Stamford Bridge – but is not sure if that is what he needs now: ‘No, I was surprised. I think I always believed [I could] play for CHELSEA as well, but unfortunately for some reasons it didn’t work out how it should’ve,’ Maatsen told CBS Sports.

‘Now I’m here I’m very grateful for the opportunity. I can say I’m very proud of myself.

‘I kept believing in myself and came here to experience playing my game at the highest level, playing my game. Today I think I showed a very good performance. I’m very happy.’