Official: Chelsea announce deal for impressive midfielder
Chelsea’s youth team delivered the goods when they cruised to a UEFA Youth League victory over Elfsborg on Wednesday.
The Blues youngster complete hammered their opponents 6-0, in the second round of the tournament.
Nigeria international and midfielder Faustino Anjorin broke out in stellar form, steering, and eventually guiding the club to the huge victory.
Anjorin and midfielder Tariq Uwakwe created the chances that led to the four out of the six goals scored by the Blues.
The pair showed remarkable strength at the middle of the park in a 3-5-2 formation, employed by manager Joe Edwards.
But the greater news, which sparked excitement throughout the club is: Anjorin has penned down his first professional contract at the club.
The Blues in an official statement released after the clash, confirmed the deal, saying: “The wing-back duo of Castillo and Tariq Lamptey continued on the flanks, while Uwakwe and Tino Anjorin came into midfield.
“The latter along with striker George Nunn, who started on the bench, had signed his first professional contract at the club days earlier.”
He nailed the deal shortly after marking his seventeenth birthday. Anjorin signed a scholarship deal with the west Londoners in the summer of this year.