Both Premier League clubs announced on Thursday that talented young midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka has joined Chelsea on a six-year deal from Aston Villa. On Tuesday, the teams revealed that they had reached a transfer deal and that the England youth international had been granted the go-ahead to visit London and talk about personal matters.
Although the transfer's financial terms were not made public, British media outlets stated that the sale was worth 20 million pounds. 24.35 million dollars. Chukwuemeka transferred from Northampton Town to Villa's academy in 2016, and he earned his varsity debut in 2021. He participated in 12 league games last year, helping the Birmingham-based team finish in fourteenth place.
Chukwuemeka, who represented England in the Under-19 European Championship last month, is Chelsea's fourth acquisition of the current transfer window.