Chelsea Under-23s were in action on Friday evening in the Premier League 2 division – and some Blues fans on Twitter were left raving about the performance from their teenager Harvey Vale.
The young Blues recorded a 1-1 draw at home to Brighton at Kingsmeadow.
Chelsea’s U23s boss Andy Myers watched his side come from behind to earn a point in the league fixture. The result means they are eighth in the table right now, too.
Vale, 18, scored a second half equaliser for the hosts with a chipped finish.
The attacking midfielder now has five league goals or the U23s this season, so continues to be one of the shining lights in the academy team.
Vale to emulate Chelsea success stories?
Vale has plenty of role models to look at in Thomas Tuchel’s squad when it comes to finding inspiration of breaking into the first team.
Mason Mount, Reece James and Callum Hudson-Odoi are three of several players in the current Chelsea first team that started out in the Blues academy.
Vale, who’s still yet to make his senior debut, has already featured on the first-team bench this season a couple of times.
The left-footed creator has immense potential that has clearly grabbed Tuchel’s attention. Also, ex-Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud was reportedly really impressed by Vale after training with him.
Blues fans excited
A selection of Chelsea supporters on social media are tipping Vale for big things after his latest contribution for the U23s.
It’s obvious he’s the young academy talent knocking on the door right for a senior call-up.
Here are some fans discussing him:
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