CHELSEA have completed the signing of promising defender Ishe Samuels-Smith from Everton.
The 17-year-old made the move to Stamford Bridge after impressing for Everton Under-21s and is happy to be a Blues.
Samuels-Smith said after the deal was confirmed: “It came as a shock to me because it all happened so quickly, but I’m really happy to be here.”
“It will be a good experience coming to such a big club. It will be a new challenge because there are top players here, so I have to adapt quickly and master the levels.”
Chelsea fans are also pleased with his capture and predict big things for Samuels-Smith’s future.
One supporter said: “Ballon d’Or loading.”
Another added: “We just signed the next Maldini.”
A third said: “This is absolutely amazing!!! 🤯”
And another commented: “I know he’s our next Terry.”
Some fans have also urged the club to make more first-team signings, but Chelsea need to sell players first.
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Mason Mount, Kai Havertz, Mateo Kovacic and several others have left, but Mauricio Pochettino is still keen on getting rid of the so-called ‘bomb squad’.
These include Christian Pulisic, Romelu Lukaku, Hakim Ziyech and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
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