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Ampadu wants to fight for a spot at Chelsea

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The youngster is currently on loan from Chelsea and has conceded his ultimate goal is to go back and fight for a first team spot.

Ethan Ampadu is fully focused with current club Leipzig at the moment but believes he has a future at parent club Chelsea.

The Wales international is highly rated by Lampard and was among a number of players allowed to leave the club in search of game time.

And while the likes of Tammy Abraham, Reece James and Mason Mount have seen decent game time for Chelsea, Ampadu believes he can take a cue from fellow youngsters.

The 19-year-old featured for Leipzig in their 1-0 win yesterday and concedes he is focused on making an impression in Germany.

“It is good to see the young players are shining at the moment. They are in the top four so fingers crossed they can hold on to that. Ampadu said via Goal.

“I would like to go back, I aim to, but right now I am focused on Leipzig and finishing the season.

“I have not played as much as I would have liked to, but I am definitely learning in training and working hard.

Ampadu has barely seen enough game-time at Leipzig but remains happy to wait for his chance to shine.