Talented Central Defender Inks Contract Extension With ChelseaPublished: January 18, 2019
Promising central defender Pierre Ekwah Elimby has been rewarded with a new contract by Premier League giants Chelsea.
CarefreeYouth has informed that Chelsea youngster Pierre Ekwah Elimby signed his first professional contract on Thursday, January 17, two days after he celebrated his seventeenth birthday.
Elimby initially joined the Blues on a scholarship deal in July 2018 from French club Nantes.
Born in in Massy (Essonne), the 17-year-old previously represented the youth teams of RC Arpajonnais, Brétigny FCS and CFF Paris.
He has recorded 13 appearances for France U16 national team since making his debut in a 6-2 win vs Czech Republic in September 2017, scoring one goal.
Elimby netted his first goal for Chelsea as the U18 team were held to a 2-2 draw by Southampton last weekend.
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