Chelsea fans have some tremendous young players at the club. From Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Mason Mount, the Blues’ academy is working wonders, and the future is looking very bright for the Stamford Bridge faithful.
Perhaps the most exciting young Chelsea player is Ethan Ampadu. Signed from Exeter in 2017, Ampadu has had a few chances in a Chelsea shirt, and he’s taken each one well. Composed on the ball, confident and consistent, he’s hardly put a foot wrong.
Chelsea have been celebrating him over on Twitter today (Friday), with the teenager turning 18-years-old. His big day comes during a week in which he was simply stunning for his nation Wales, imposing himself on their game against Ireland with poise and quality.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) September 14, 2018
Naturally, then, Chelsea fans are very supportive of him, and in response to Chelsea’s message online, plenty of fans have been discussing Ampadu. It’s fair to say that he’s very popular in Chelsea circles, with fans expecting big things.
The John Terry comparisons have already come, and that’s a testament to his quality. Take a look at what fans have to say below…
Mad that he’s only just turning 18, what a player!
— Chelsea Extra (@CFCExtra) September 14, 2018
Why don’t you give him a birthday present tomorrow ans start him ahead of Luiz
— Daniel Evans (@Daniel_Evans56) September 14, 2018
Imagine how good this guys gunna get when he’s like 25
— J (@MosesMagic15) September 14, 2018
star boy ampadu
— Oluwaferanmifaith (@Olu_faithy) September 14, 2018
I think I speak on behalf of most Chelsea fans when I say you are going to do great things for this club @ethanamp4! Continue to work hard and stay humble
— micele_leita (@MiceleLeita) September 14, 2018
Ethan Ampadu is 18 but he plays like he got
30 years of playing experience . Chelsea wonderkid .
— MasterYoda (@masteryod_a) September 14, 2018
Best U18 player in the world
— Edenism (@thechelseabud) September 14, 2018
He’s gonna be the next John Terry. Class act. Happy Brithday Ethan
— BLUE IS THE COLOUR (@MirzaZayed2017) September 14, 2018
Future Chelsea captain
— Powerhorse (@kaysureboi) September 14, 2018
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Best u18 in the world then. What an absolute beast. The UEL isn’t ready