Report: Chelsea want 18-year-old prospect in their squad for pre-season after impressing out on loan

Chelsea are reportedly considering bringing youngster Levi Colwill into their squad for next season.

18-year-old Colwill, who’s impressing out on loan with Huddersfield Town, is being linked with a first-team promotion at Stamford Bridge.

According to TEAMtalk, the Blues want to give the teenager a chance to impress during pre-season once his loan with Huddersfield ends.

It is explained Chelsea are looking at bringing the defender into Thomas Tuchel’s squad, which would be another big success story from the academy.

The report adds Huddersfield have already enquired about Colwill’s availability for next season, but the Blues have plans for him.

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Another rising Chelsea star

Colwill’s followed the path at Chelsea up several age groups, and it looks like a senior opportunity may be in sight.

The ball-playing centre-back has remarkably found it very easy this campaign during his first ever taste of senior football. Huddersfield teammate and captain Jonathan Hogg recently said he expects him to “play at the top”.

For Blues manager Tuchel, he must not be able to believe his luck.

It looks like there is another first teamer in waiting, albeit perhaps expectation should be dampened a little until he’s played in the Premier League.

There is so much to love about his game for those who’ve watched him, though.

Chelsea should be in a luxury position during their next pre-season when they have several very talented players returning from respective loans looking to prove themselves. Many Blues fans would love to see a squad next year that consists of Colwill, Conor Gallagher and Armando Broja.

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