Premier League giants Chelsea have, on Sunday, confirmed that teenage hitman Armando Broja has dedicated his long-term future to the membership.
Broja, 19, has been plying his commerce in West London for a full 12 years now.
The 6ft 3in expertise had beforehand hung out on the books of capital rivals Tottenham, however finally opted to take his skills to Chelsea in 2009.
And the Blues’ resolution to snap Broja up has since confirmed an impressed one.
The Slough native has gone on to ascertain himself as one of the crucial highly-regarded kids at Stamford Bridge, along with his exploits at youth stage having finally resulted in Broja being rewarded along with his first skilled contract final February.
Then, only a month later, the gifted frontman was handed his senior debut by Frank Lampard, late in a 4-0 Premier League win over Everton.
It was Broja’s efforts throughout a stint within the Netherlands this previous season, although, which noticed the teenager actually start to show heads.
Following the arrivals of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz at Stamford Bridge, it was understandably determined final summer season that Broja could be farmed out on mortgage.
Like so many Blues skills over current years, in flip, he went on to hyperlink up with Vitesse, a transfer which proved vastly fruitful for the attacker’s growth.
All informed, Broja featured on 30 events for the Eredivisie outfit, throughout which he notched a none too shabby 10 objectives and a couple of assists.
Within the course of, the one-time Burnham Juniors youth showcased a powerful skill-set, as rather more than a standard ‘goal man’.
Broja, regardless of his stature, possesses very good dribbling capability, in addition to a watch for setting assaults in movement via incisive passing and link-up play.
Deal until 2026
It ought to subsequently not have come as an enormous shock to listen to that Chelsea, over current weeks, had begun working in the direction of tieing their gifted attacking starlet down for the long-term.
As revealed by switch professional Fabrizio Romano earlier this month, the Blues have been pushing to ‘finalise’ an settlement with Broja – who featured for Albania throughout a gathering with England again in March – till 2026.
And, as outlined above, on Sunday, such a deal has been struck.
In a submit throughout the membership’s social media platforms, Chelsea confirmed that Broja has put pen to paper on contemporary phrases, which can see him stay with the membership for the following 5 seasons:
Armando Broja has signed a brand new long-term contract with the Blues! ✍️
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 18, 2021
On the again of affirmation surfacing concerning his new deal, in the meantime, it has been instructed that the teenager will rapidly flip his attentions to securing a senior berth below Thomas Tuchel for the season to return.
Broja has been noticed coaching alongside Chelsea’s first-team stars of late, and evidently feels as if he is able to make an impression on the pitch in West London, too.
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