Saints Linked With Another Chelsea Starlet
Wednesday, 13th Apr 2022 12:33
Southampton are being linked with a Chelsea teenager currently out on loan in the Championship, could he be the answer to the issues in the centre of defence, with questions being asked about Jan Bednarek's commitment to the club.
The player in question is Levi Colwill, who having only just turned 19 has starred in the Centre of defence for Huddersfield Town.
Reports are saying that Saints along with Everton & Leicester City have been monitoring Colwill who has played 26 Championship games for the Yorkshire club and has generally been in the starting line up if he has not been injured.
Saints will hope to be in pole position, not only for the way that they have enhanced the careers of both Tino Livramento & Armando Broja, but for the fact that Colwill was actually born in Southampton, but joined Chelsea's Under 9 set up rather than Saints a decade ago.
Although he has never made a first team appearance at Chelsea , he like the aforementioned pair has come of age away from Stamford Bridge and after his appearances in the Championship, he could well be ready to step up to the plate in the Premier league should he sign.
He could be available for a reasonable fee, but again like Livramento there would likely be a buy back option for Chelsea should they wish to exercise it.
Certainly judging by the number of stories in the media over the past few days about Colwill and the alleged Premier League interest , it seems that both the player and his agent have seen the lack of progress at Stamford Bridge of various contemporaries in the youth team set up to get into the first team and the success they have had away from Chelsea both on permanent deals and on loan and they would be interested in following that path.
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