Top English premier league club, Chelsea have signed Norwegian striker of Nigerian descent, Bryan Fiabema, on a three and half year deal.
Fiabema was playing for Eliteserien side Tromso IL before signing the deal at the Cobham Training Center on Friday morning.
The contract stipulates that the 16-year-old will turn professional as soon as he celebrates his seventeenth birthday on February 16, 2020.
According to allnigeriasoccer.com, Fiabema will initially start with the U18, U19 and U23 teams of Chelsea as he aims to be promoted to the first team in the coming seasons.
Chelsea signed the Norway U17 international after their transfer ban was reduced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on 6 December 2019. Thus making the youngster the first signing by the Blues since the verdict.
Meanwhile, Fiabema watched Chelsea’s 3-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday and also met Frank Lampard and first team after the match.