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Chelsea sign Jamaican striker Dujuan Richards

Chelsea have concluded a deal to sign 17-year-old Jamaican international Dujuan Richards, according to an official statement released by the club.

EPL giants Chelsea are keen to sign the world’s best talents as part of their club project under their new owners, and they have toed this path in the year they have been in charge.

The Blues have completed a deal to sign Richards, a 17-year-old phenom from Jamaica, for a reported fee of less than £1m. The teenage striker will remain with his club, Phoenix All Stars, in Jamaica until he turns 18 and is able to move to the Premier League.

Richards signed a pre-contract agreement with Chelsea in March after they approached him over the move. The striker turned down Newcastle United, having been on trial at the club.

Chelsea news: Dujuan Richards set to join Blues’ talent conveyor belt

Chelsea have secured the futures of some of the world’s most exciting young talents in recent months, including Cesare Casadei, Gabriel Slonina, Andrey Santos, Omari Hutchinson and Carney Chukwuemeka.

The Blues recently announced the signing of 16-year-old Ecuadorian talent Kendry Paez and are set to announce a deal for 18-year-old Portuguese winger Diego Moreira. Richards will join a very talented group at the club as they look to build a team from the scratch.

Richards is a full Jamaican international and has made two appearances for the Reggae Boyz despite his age. He was included in his country’s squad for this summer’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, as well. The 17-year-old is considered as one of his country’s biggest-ever talents.

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