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Sierra Leone starlet signs new Chelsea deal

Sierra Leone-born and Chelsea academy starlet Trevoh Chalobah has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract.

Trevoh is the younger brother of Nathaniel Chalobah, who is now an England International.

The young defender is still eligible to play for Sierra Leone, the country where he was born.

Chalobah, 18, who has featured regularly for club’s development squad and Under-19s this season, took to Twitter to announce his delight.

He posted “New contract with @ChelseaFC hungry for more 🙏 #humble #CFC.”

The youngster was in Premier League matchday squad for the first time in Chelsea 1-0 away defeat to Manchester City last weekend.

He told club’s website, “Training with players like Eden Hazard and Antonio Rudiger, who plays in my position, is really good.”

“To be in the squad at the Etihad was a great experience,” he continued. “It was my first time involved in a Premier League matchday with a big crowd – that’s the sort of stage you want to play on every week.”

Date of birth: 5 July 1999
Place of birth: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Position: Defender
International levels played at England U19s, U17s, and U16s
Trophies won at Chelsea: UEFA Youth League 2015/16; FA Youth Cup 2015/16, 2016/17; U18 Premier League 2016/17

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One Comments

  1. Reply Post By Abu Whyte Fofanah

    Good. I was a Sport Editor @ The Spectator Newspaper in Sierra Leone and I rose to the rank of Org. Sec. SWASAL

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