Chelsea believe that their youngster Levi Colwill has the potential to grow into one of the world’s elite defenders.
That is according to a report from The Athletic.
They claim that Chelsea are ‘convinced’ Levi Colwill, 20, is going to become one of the best centre-backs in the game.
The Athletic claimed this week that Colwill has now agreed a new six-year contract with Chelsea.
The young centre-back looks set to commit his long-term future at Stamford Bridge, which we expect will be greeted with loud cheers from the Blues fanbase.
He’s been integrated into Mauricio Pochettino’s squad during pre-season after a successful loan at Brighton last year.
Now, Colwill is set for the opportunity to try break into the Blues starting line-up and become the next major success story from the academy ranks.
We are certain Colwill is currently one of the world’s best young defenders. His performances for Brighton, accompanied by his role in England winning the Under-21s Euros this summer, is proof of his huge talent.
The left-footed centre-back should be able to slot straight into the team and make an impact.
He’s got the pace and physical attributes of a top player, plus a stunning passing range and composure on the ball.
It’ll be a new kind of pressure playing at Stamford Bridge every week and there’s no guarantee with anyone, but Colwill looks ready to shine in Chelsea colours for a long, long time.