Dynel Simeu signs his first professional contract less than a week after he celebrated his seventeenth birthday.
The central defender originally joined Chelsea as a U13 following a successful trial and penned a scholarship deal in the summer of 2018 along with Nigerian duo Jordan Aina and Faustino Anjorin.
He posted on Instagram and he said: ”Dream come true to have signed my first professional contract with @chelseafc 🙌🏾 Thankyou to my friends and family for guiding me till this point! 💙💥”.
He has represented and captained England U15 and U16 National Teams, and also has caps for the Young Lions at U17 level.
This season, Simeu has featured for Chelsea in the U18 Premier League, UEFA Youth League and FA Youth Cup.