Chelsea starlet Fikayo Tomori signs new contract

Having risen through the ranks and being impressive for the club so far this season, Chelsea has now officially tied Fikayo Tomori to a new five-year contract with them.

Ever since the beginning of the 2019/20 campaign, the England international has been ever-present in the starting lineup for Frank Lampard starting 11 of their 16 Premier League matches.

The 21-year-old defender impressive skills for defending has been outstanding so far that he earned a call-up to the England national team in November.

Having gone on several loan spells in his early career, Tomori returned to Chelsea in the summer and following the departure of David Luiz to Arsenal and an injury to Antonio Rudiger, the young
the defender was handed a spot in Lampard’s team, who he worked with at Derby County last season in the EFL Championship.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Tomori said via Sky Sports: “The club has been so good to me, looking after and developing me during that time into the player and the person I am today. It’s a dream come true to sign a new five-year contract.

“I’m really happy the club have shown this faith in me and I’m just excited to carry on.”

Marina Granovskaia, Chelsea director, added: “We are very happy to see another fantastic young player come through from our Academy into the senior team.

“Fikayo has been with us since he was seven years old and has contributed to many Chelsea successes at youth level.

“Having enjoyed an impressive loan spell at Derby last season, Fikayo had a strong start to this campaign and we are enjoying seeing him grow into a key player for us. We are delighted he has committed to the club for the coming years.”