The Ghanaian ace – who starred for his nation at the World Cup – is understood to be on the verge of moving to Goodison Park on loan after selecting the Toffees from a list of around 15 clubs thought to have been interested in him.
Atsu signed for the Blues from Porto last summer but spent the 2013/4 campaign in Holland with Vitesse Arnhem – whom the Londoners have a close working arrangement with.
The 22-year-old is highly-rated, and it is now reported that he’s agreed personal terms with Everton to take part in their coming campaign.
The Merseysiders successfully loaned Romelu Lukaku from Stamford Bridge last season, and it appears that the relationship between the two sides is healthy following the Belgian’s £28m move.
Atsu is expected to feature regularly for Everton in a bid to prove himself to Chelsea.
The pacey African star netted five goals at Vitesse last season and was linked with Liverpool before he signed for Jose Mourinho’s side.
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