Chelsea Sign 18 Year Old Carney Chukwuemeka from Aston Villa

Chelsea Sign 18 Year Old Carney Chukwuemeka from Aston Villa (News Central TV)

Carney Chukwuemeka has been officially signed by Chelsea from Aston Villa for an undisclosed sum.
The Under-19 European Championship-winning England team of 18-year-old midfielder, who was a member of that squad, transfers to Stamford Bridge after opting not to extend his Villa contract, which was set to expire next summer.

Chukwuemeka decided to accept a six-year contract from Chelsea after being excluded from Villa’s preseason tour of Australia due to his refusal to do so.

Carney Chukwuemeka

He had a contract with Villa through the conclusion of the 2022–23 season and made 12 appearances for them last season.

The midfielder had been practicing with the under-23s when Villa manager Steven Gerrard decided not to include him on the team’s preseason trip of Australia. According to reports, Gerrard set the player’s price at £20 million.

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In May 2021, Chukwuemeka, who will be 19 in October, made his first-team debut. He made 14 appearances last season, but only two of them were Premier League starts.

Raheem Sterling, an English forward, was acquired by Chelsea from Manchester City for £50 million this summer, along with Kalidou Koulibaly, a Senegalese defender, from Napoli for £34 million.

Gabriel Slonina, an American goalkeeper who is 18 years old, was also acquired by Chelsea for a reported £12 million from Chicago Fire. He will stay with them on loan through the end of the Major League Soccer season.


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