Chelsea to sign Newcastle talent Ollie Harrison regardless of the Magpies efforts to convince the England youth intercontinental to continue to be on Tyneside
Ollie Harrison has agreed conditions with Chelsea forward of a summer time transferNewcastle sporting director Dan Ashworth fought to hold Harrison at the clubTottenham, Wolves and Brighton had been fascinated in signing the 15-calendar year-outdated
Chelsea are set to indication England youth international Ollie Harrison from Newcastle.
Mail Sport understands the 15-yr-aged has agreed terms with the Blues and the shift will now be matter to Leading League acceptance, with a compensation deal or tribunal to abide by.
It is a significant blow for Newcastle, presented the midfielder is regarded as a person of the best of his generation. His dad, Steve, is also a respected mentor in the club’s academy, and that has been a complicating variable in the player’s conclusion to go away his boyhood crew.
Newcastle produced a deal provide to Harrison, who turns 16 this summer months, but had been not going to split their wage framework. Tottenham, Wolves and Brighton were being also interested once it was known he was very likely to transfer on.
Senior workers, like supervisor Eddie Howe, had identified the teenager as a player who could development to the very first-group, earning likeness to Michael Carrick inside the club. Sporting director Dan Ashworth fought to preserve him on Tyneside, but Harrison will relocate to West London the moment the deal is ratified.
Newcastle youngster Ollie Harrison is set to be part of Chelsea immediately after agreeing phrases with the Blues
Newcastle sporting director Dan Ashworth had fought to preserve Harrison at the club
Harrison will become the hottest young talent to join Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea facet
Ashworth, nevertheless, is set to include some other England youth internationals to Newcastle’s academy set-up in the coming weeks.
We understand proper-back Leo Shahar, 16, will join from Wolves, even though deals for Birmingham winger Trevan Sanusi, 16, and previous West Ham midfielder Divine Mukasa, 15, are also in the offing.
In the meantime, defender Kelland Watts, 23, will join Wigan on loan right until the stop of the season, at which level the deal will be manufactured long-lasting when his Newcastle agreement expires. Defender Jamal Lewis could also join Watford on personal loan in the coming days.