The 19-year-old goalkeeper, who is yet to play in a competitive game for the Blues after signing from Chicago Fire 12 months ago, is set to move to Belgium for the upcoming season.
However, Chelsea’s initial plan was to loan Slonina out to somewhere else in England – perhaps the Championship – in order to get him more acclimatised to the physical nature in the United Kingdom.
It is KAS Eupen, who are currently fourth in the Belgian Pro League after two matches of the season, who have won the race to sign the talented teenage shot-stopper. S
lonina, football.london understands, is rated very highly at Chelsea – who have big plans for the American moving forward.
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