Chelsea Football Club have confirmed the signing of teenage striker Dujuan ‘Whisper’ Richards.
Chelsea have confirmed the signing of teenage striker Dujuan ‘Whisper’ Richards.
Phoenix All Stars Academy in Kingston, Jamaica confirmed the 17-year-old signed a pre-contract with the Blues in March.
Chelsea have now announced that they have agreed a deal to bring Richards to Stamford Bridge.
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The teenager will officially join next season after turning 18e anniversary as the West London giants continue to strengthen their youth ranks.
Richards has previously described his impending move to Chelsea as a “dream” after rejecting several rival offers.
Newcastle were close to signing international Yamasia after a trial with the club, but Blues co-director of recruitment and talent Joe Shields is said to have played a key role in the negotiations.
Earlier this month, Chelsea announced the signing of 16-year-old Ecuadorian midfielder Kendry Paez.
The teenager will join Independiente del Valle for £17.5m when he turns 18 in May 2025.
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