Hamburg discusses Bruma loan with Blues

BY foxsports • June 3, 2011

Hamburg sporting director Frank Arnesen will hold talks with Chelsea defender Jeffrey Bruma about a loan move to the Bundesliga side.

The 19-year-old, who made his first-team debut in the Blues' 5-0 win over Blackburn in 2009, joined Leicester City on loan this year.

And Arnesen - who has experience of the Dutch international from his time as sporting director at Stamford Bridge - is eager to sign the youngster for two seasons.

Arnesen told the club's official website: "Jeffrey Buma is on duty with the Netherlands actually. Afterwards we will meet and talk about it. We will look each other straight in the eye.

"We will decide what is best for Jeffrey Bruma and Hamburger SV."

Hamburg completed the signing of Chelsea youngster Jacopo Sala on Friday afternoon.

The 19-year-old attacking midfielder joined the Chelsea academy from Atalanta when he was 15 and was a regular in the reserve team last season.

He has signed a three-year contract with Hamburg after passing a medical.

"Jacopo is a player with a future,'' Arnesen told Hamburg's official website.

"He has played for all the Italy youth teams and has excellent technical and physical attributes.''

Meanwhile, Arnesen has rejected reports Ivory Coast International Guy Demel will be staying on at the club, announcing that the former Arsenal player would be allowed to leave if the offer is right.

The 29-year old is contracted to the club for two more seasons, until June 2013, but was heavily criticised for his performance by coach Michael Oenning at the end of 2010/11.

However, Arnesen insists Demel will be given respect while at the Imtech Arena.

Arnesen added: "Guy Demel is under contract with Hamburger SV for six years overall. He deserves to be fully respected.

"This is what I am doing, I respect his wish to come out for another club and learn living at a new club as well. He told me that in a personal talk. Still we are unable to let him leave on a Bosman as he would like to."

Hamburg, who will be looking to improve on this season's eighth-placed finish, have already signed former Chelsea player Michael Mancienne.

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