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SPECIAL LOAN MENTION: Chelsea midfielder Baker saves Vitesse in style

Vitesse Arnhem is continuing to reap the benefits of the influx of Chelsea loanees at the GelreDome.

One of their loan recruits, 20-year-old Lewis Baker, rescued a point for his side in the most stunning fashion on the weekend.


Trailing 2-1 to De Graafschap, Baker picked up the ball from a botched defensive clearance and netted a brilliant 30-yard strike in the 84th minute.

Although moving to Vitesse hasn't always been a good move for Chelsea loanees, Baker's reputation is burgeoning with four goals and three assists in 25 appearances from centre midfield this season.

With the improvement of youth attaining game time at Chelsea since the departure of Jose Mourinho, Baker will be motivated to continue his good form before his return to West London.

The draw allowed Vitesse to go sixth in the Eredivisie table where they sit just three points off third-placed Ajax.


By Andrew Maclean

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