Official: Chelsea secure the services of Carney Chukwuemekas
Chelsea have secured the services of young talent, Carney Chukwuemeka.
Through an announcement released on the club’s official website, “Blutë” have confirmed reaching an agreement with Aston Villa, Rhewal reports.
“Aston Villa and Chelsea can confirm that the clubs have reached an agreement for the permanent transfer of Carney Chukwuemeka. “The 18-year-old has been given permission to travel to London to discuss personal conditions and undergo a medical examination,” the announcement states.
Aston Villa and Chelsea can confirm that the clubs have reached an agreement for the permanent transfer of Carney Chukwuemeka.
The 18-year-old has been given permission to travel to London to discuss both personal terms and undergo a medical.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 2, 2022
Other details have not yet been released, but according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Chukwuemeka will sign a six-year contract, valid until 2028.
Barcelona and Milan were said to have expressed interest in the midfielder.
Carney Chukwuemeka moved to Aston Villa in 2016, having made his first team debut in May last year. He registered a total of 14 appearances in the Premier League and provided one assist.
The 18-year-old is of Nigerian descent, having been born in Eisenstadt, Austria – but he has so far represented England at U17, U18 and U19 age groups. /Express newspaper/
More on Carney Chukwuemeka deal. Been told player will travel to London tonight, fee around £15m plus add ons. Chelsea will seal six year deal, valid until 2028. 🚨🔵 #CFC
Medical scheduled on Wednesday for Carney who’ll be unveiled as new signing later this week.
Big surprise. pic.twitter.com/AsrRuR6dfJ
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 2, 2022