March 2, 2021


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Ghana defender Abdul Rahman Baba set for PAOK Thessaloniki loan move

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Mubarak Wakaso of Ghana during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Cameroon and Ghana at Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia, Egypt on 29 June 2019 Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePixGhana defender Abdul Rahman Baba is set to join Greek club PAOK Thessaloniki on loan from Chelsea, can report.Thefull-back is set for a six-month loan move toPAOKto try and get his career back on track having spent six months with the Blues’ U23 team.The 26-year-old arrived at Chelsea in August 2015 from German Bundesliga sideAugsburgfor a fee around 26 million but has found his chances limited coupled with series of injuries.Baba has had loan spells at Schalke 04, Stade Reims and Real MallorcaRahman is understood to be fully fit having proved hisfitness playing with Chelsea’s U23s in a series of games, including three Premier League 2 matches.Championship sides Watford and Middlesbrough were both interested in Baba in the summer, while there were two other clubs – one in Spain and one in Germany – who were considered by the Ghanaian before he chose Greek outfit PAOK.