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Neil Bath earns senior Chelsea promotion to major senior role


Neil Bath has earned a promotion at Chelsea from his academy director's role.

The 57-year-old will become the director of football development and operations, giving him a seat at the table in first-team decisions

Bath, is highly respected after bringing through at Cobham a stunning generation that now plays for Chelsea's senior squad.

It is also an acknowledgment of Bath's growing influence under co-owner Todd Boehly after being supportive of his efforts during the new ownership's first transfer window.

Bath will join a raft of new hires on a 'transfer think tank' to help the club make decisions on incoming signings.

On Tuesday, the appointment of Paul Winstanley as Director of Global Talent and Transfers.

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