Chelsea have confirmed that German playmaker Marko Marin has agreed a loan deal to join Turkish outfit Trabzonspor for the rest of the season.
The 26-year-old has played just six Premier League games for Chelsea since joining the club back in 2012 for a fee of around £6 million.
The news was confirmed on the same day Chelsea announced that winger Juan Cuadrado had agreed to join Italian champions Juventus on loan having only joined from Fiorentina in January. He made 15 appearances for the Blues including the Capital One Cup win against Tottenham in March.
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He spent last season on loan with Fiorentina and Anderlecht, and now faces another campaign with a new team. A statement on the Chelsea website read: "Marko Marin has today joined Trabzonspor on loan for the duration of the season.
"The winger will spend the 2015/16 campaign on loan in Turkey and the agreement includes an option to purchase."
With Marin and Cuadrado out of the door Chelsea and boss Jose Mourinho will now focus on getting players into Stamford Bridge before the transfer window closes.
Everton's John Stones remains their main transfer priority and their pursuit of the young English defender received a boost following reports that he had handed in a transfer request to boss Roberto Martinez.
Chelsea have already had a series of bids worth up to £30 million rejected, and it remains to be seen whether they will up their offer before running out of time.
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