Nigerian-born striker TYRIQUE GEORGE signs new contract with Chelsea

Monday, June 17, 2024
 - Chelsea have signed Nigerian-born striker Tyrique George on 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.

Last season, George played in two Chelsea 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 Nigerian starlet 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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