Chelsea is building a youthful team to dominate Europe in the near future and Richards believes that this will offer him an opportunity to grow as a player
Jamaican fans will be happy to hear that Chelsea have signed young Reggae Boy Dujuan ”Whisper” Richards.
This news has been released by Fabrizio Romano, a reliable journalist who is known for reporting on transfer news. The striker is a product of Jamaica’s Phoenix All Stars Academy. The academy used their social media accounts to announce that the wonderkid has a pre-contract agreement with Chelsea.
Craig Butler, the player’s manager, has revealed that they chose Chelsea because it’s the team that offered the best terms. Chelsea is building a youthful team to dominate Europe in the near future and Richards believes that this will offer him an opportunity to grow as a player. Richards received offers from European clubs like Ajax, Newcastle, Genk and Chelsea. The academy released videos and images of the youngster signing his Chelsea contract.
Phoenix All Stars Academy has built a reputation of being the best academy in Jamaica. The academy also nurtured the talent of Aston Villa star Leon Bailey.
Richards is currently the best young player in Jamaica having scored 31 goals and provided 19 assists. Recent reports have revealed that the youngster underwent a successful trial in the Newcastle academy. He was also present in one of Newcastle’s game that was held last month. Many people expected to see him in St James’ Park in the future but Chelsea have swooped in and grabbed him.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the Jamaican goal-scorer was impressed by Chelsea’s project after meeting with Chelsea scout Joe Shields. Shields is one of the best scouts in the world having played a major role in the career of Jadon Sancho and Phil Foden.
Jamaican football fans should definitely be excited because they have have a future world star in Dujuan ”Whisper” Richards.