Trevoh Chalobah, Mason Mount and Dujon Sterling

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THE FUTURE’S BRIGHT

Chelsea’s young side littered with talent with Chalobah, Mount and Sterling equipped to go to the very top

CHELSEA stormed to their fourth successive FA Youth Cup success with a 5-1 demolition of Manchester City on Wednesday night.

Jody Morris’ side turned on the style to see off their closest rivals 6-2 on aggregate with a display that proved the future is bright at Stamford Bridge.

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Chelsea celebrated their fourth straight FA Youth Cup success last night

The path to the first team at Chelsea is a tough one, with youngsters forced to fight for a place with some of the biggest stars in world football.


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But the current crop is blessed with outstanding potential across the pitch who the club believe can make the transition into top professionals.

Jody Morris is developing a team tipped to provide several top first team players

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Jody Morris is developing a team tipped to provide several top first team players

And SunSport runs the rule over three of the best talents to keep an eye on – who all have the chance to reach the very top for club and country.

Trevoh Chalobah

Younger brother of current Chelsea first-team midfielder Nathaniel, there is hope within Chelsea he could establish himself as the bedrock of the first team defence for years to come.

Made his debut in the club’s under-21 team when still a schoolboy, Chalobah is the dominant force in the Blues defence and plays with the calm assurance of players like Rio Ferdinand and Ledley King.

Trevoh Chalobah is tipped to make it all the way and become a star at Chelsea

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Trevoh Chalobah is tipped to make it all the way and become a star at Chelsea

Already tied down to a professional contract despite still only 17, Chalobah captains England at under-17 level and has also been advanced to the under-19s national side.

Scored the opening goal in Wednesday’s second-leg win over City with a powerful header and already has the all-round game to be able to thrive at senior level.

Mason Mount

Captain of the all-conquering youth team, Mount is gaining a reputation for developing into a a creative attacking midfielder who also has the ability to compete physically.

The 18-year-old from Portsmouth has starred for England at four age groups up to under-19s, and has been accelerated through to the development squad.

Mason Mount is expected to have a bright future in the game

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Mason Mount is expected to have a bright future in the game

Chelsea have such high hopes for the playmaker they have already handed him a four-year professional contract and is one of the youngsters who has caught the eye of first team boss Antonio Conte.

Good with either foot, with the ability to unlock defences with his passing range and skill, Mount is tipped to make the transition into the first team squad in the next year.

Dujon Sterling

Originally signed as a defender, Sterling is flourishing in the right-wingback role adopted by Chelsea and is another 17-year-old who has already signed a professional contract.

Dujon Sterling is flourishing playing as a wide man on the right

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Dujon Sterling is flourishing playing as a wide man on the right

Combines strong defensive abilities with electric pace and was the star man in the Youth Cup final win, scoring the final goal in the thrashing of City.

The north London youngsters has already represented England up to under-19s level, and as a schoolboy was part of UEFA Youth League winning side.

Has been earmarked as a genuine talent to watch by both Chelsea and the England national team set-up.

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