Journalist Simon Johnson has told The Athletic’s Transfer Blog that Omari Hutchinson will sign for West Brom if he passes his medical.

The winger has been tearing it up for the Chelsea youth side, however has been struggling to establish himself as a first team player at Stamford Bridge.

He has made a couple of appearances under Graham Potter, although he will perhaps personally believe he could have done much better.

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A loan deal looked perfect for the teenager, and it looks as if it could be on for him now. Johnson has claimed that West Brom are primed to bring him in on a temporary basis.

He said: “West Brom have emerged as the favourites to sign Chelsea’s Omari Hutchinson on loan.

“Wigan Athletic were also in the running for his signature but West Brom look set to win the race.

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“The 19-year-old attacking midfielder has also attracted interest from other clubs in the Championship and in Europe.

“His temporary move to West Brom, who are 10th in the Championship, will be finalised when he passes his medical.”

It has already been claimed that there are a number of first team players at the Championship side who believe his addition could help them in their push for the playoffs.

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