Everton's loan move for Chelsea winger Christian Atsu is stalling.

The London Evening Standard says Atsu's Chelsea future remains uncertain after talks over a loan switch to Everton stalled.

The Blues want the Ghana international, who they signed from Porto for £3.5m 12 months ago, to continue his development after sending him to Vitesse Arnhem last term and are looking for assurances that he will play regular first-team football.

The club are determined to avoid a repeat of what happened with Victor Moses at Liverpool last season, where he started just six Premier League games.

It has had a detrimental effect on Moses's career and value, with Chelsea now struggling to offload the Nigeria international on a permanent basis.

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