Just in : Chelsea FC are now in advanced talks over lucrative increased new contract for super talented wounderkid
Chelsea are in advanced talks with rising star Lewis Hallaq over a new contract, sources have told Football Insider.
The 18-year-old, who can play at left-back or in midfield, is regarded as one of the best prospects to come through the Premier League giants’ academy in recent years.
Chelsea are ready to reward Hall for his rapid progress with a new and improved deal as they look to secure him on a long-term contract.
Hall has made seven first-team appearances for Chelsea so far this season and is so well-regarded by manager Graham Potter that he has kept multiple big names out of the starting XI in recent weeks.
Hall made his professional debut in January last year, playing the full 90 minutes in a 5-1 FA Cup third-round win over Chesterfield.
Hall is one of a number of stellar academy products produced by Chelsea in recent years, with the club having banked over £200million in homegrown player sales since 2015.
The youngster has also represented England at under-15, 16, 18 and 19 levels.