Chelsea has reportedly reached an agreement with the Belgium national team concerning their recent acquisition, Romeo Lavia. According to Evening Standard journalist Nizaar Kinsella, Lavia is a 19-year-old midfielder. He has been omitted from the latest Belgium squad due to a special arrangement, stipulating that he will only be called up when he is fully fit.
Chelsea made a substantial investment in Lavia during the summer transfer window. Furthermore, By secured his services from Southampton in a high-profile £58 million deal. However, despite the significant price tag, Lavia has yet to make an appearance for his new club.
BELGIUM EXCLUDED ROMEO LAVIA FROM THE NATIONAL TEAM
The decision to exclude Lavia from Belgium’s national team selection appears to be a strategic move. This arrangement ensures that Romeo Lavia can adequately prepare and potentially make his debut for Chelsea. After the international break, the Blues will face Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. By allowing him to concentrate on his recovery and regain full fitness.
This arrangement underscores Chelsea’s commitment to the well-being and development of their players. Moreover, by ensuring that they are in optimal condition to contribute to the team’s success once they are fully fit and prepared for competitive action.