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Nigerian-Born Striker Signs New Contract At Chelsea

Nigerian-Born Striker Signs New Contract At Chelsea

Chelsea have announced Academy forward Tyrique George has signed a new contract until 2027, with a further one-year option.

After coming through the Blues’ development centre programme, George signed as an Under-8 and progressed through the Academy ranks at Cobham.

He made his Under-18s debut at the start of the 2021/22 campaign,while still a schoolboy and established himself as a regular in the side the following season, with 28 appearances made under Ed Brand and later Hassan Suleiman.

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Last season, George played prominent roles across two Chelsea’s Academy sides and scored several eye-catching goals.

He made 26 appearances for the Under-21s – three of which came in the Premier League 2 playoffs – while 21 outings came with the Under-18s, who ended the campaign as Premier League South champions.

The youngster has also featured for the England Under-17s.He has since made the step up to the national team’s Under-18s squad.

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