Chelsea have signed talented centre-back, Travis Akomeah from Premier League rivals, Watford.
This was disclosed by transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, in a tweet via his Twitter handle on Monday night.
Romano said that Chelsea beat the likes of Liverpool and Bournemouth for Akomeahâ€™s signature.
He tweeted, â€œWaiting for first-team fullback to arrive soonâ€¦ Chelsea sign talented 16-year-old centre back Travis Akomeah from Watford.
â€œAgreement reached and paperworks now signed. #CFC @TheSecretScout.
â€œLiverpool and Bournemouth were pushing too but Akomeahâ€™s joining Chelsea.â€
Meanwhile, Chelsea are currently in the second position on the Premier League table with 43 points from 21 games.
Chelseaâ€™s next fixture is against Tottenham on Wednesday in the EFL Cup semi-final second leg.
Thomas Tuchelâ€™s side had defeated Tottenham 2-0 in the first-leg a few days ago.