Perhaps the strangest transfer to come from last summer's window was Chelsea's signing of Papy Djilobodji on Transfer Deadline Day.
The Senegal international joined the Blues for a fee of £2.7million from French side Nantes but has failed to feature in any Premier League game this season.
However, his so-far short stay in the English capital could soon come to an end, with Bundesliga side Werder Bremen close to landing him on loan.
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According to Sky Sports, the club's chief executive, Thomas Eichin, told German outlet Bild: "We are in negotiations."
Djilobodji’s sole appearance in a Chelsea shirt came as a late substitute against Walsall in the Capital One Cup in September, playing just one minute.
Neither former manager Jose Mourinho nor interim boss Guus Hiddink have been impressed with the defender’s qualities, the Senegalese regarded as fourth choice centre-back at Stamford Bridge.
His failure to impress was perhaps inevitable given that he wasn't Chelsea's primary summer target, nor their ideal backup, and was instead brought in as a panic buy following the Blues' failed pursuit of Everton star John Stones.
Marseille, Stuttgart and Espanyol are also reportedly interested, but it seems Viktor Skrypnyk's Bremen will win the race to land the 27-year-old.
Djilobodji still has three-and-a-half years remaining on his current deal with the Premier League champions, though it's unlikely he'll see half of that contract, let alone the full four years.
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