Report: Chelsea agree new five-year deal for Faustino Anjorin
Chelsea’s young talent Tino Anjorin has reportedly agreed to a new contract which would keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2025.
The 18-year-old is now just waiting for the signing-on date according to a report from Goal.
Anjorin’s current deal will expire in summer 2021, but after significant progress in contract talks in recent weeks, the teenager has reportedly agreed to a fresh five-year deal.
He is following the footsteps of several other young players who have extended their contracts at Chelsea, including Mason Mount, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Reece James, Fikayo Tomori, and Billy Gilmour.
Frank Lampard has had a big influence on Chelsea’s success in sealing new deals for these youngsters. The 41-year-old has given eight players their first-team debut this season, more than any previous Chelsea manager.
There are a couple of exceptional cases, though. Tariq Lamptey and Clinton Mola have left the Stamford Bridge and join Brighton and Stuttgart, respectively.
Anjorin made his first-team debut in the Chelsea’s 7-1 Carabao Cup victory over Grimsby Town in September 2019.
Lampard then handed him his Premier League debut, replacing Willian in the 71st minute in 4-0 win over Everton last month.
Anjorin plays is often described as an attacking box-to-box midfielder. He first joined Chelsea as an U-7 in the club’s development centre programme, before officially signed for the U-9 age group.