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Young Chelsea goalkeeper Jamie Cumming has signed a new Chelsea contract that will keep him at the club until 2023.
The 19-year-old who has been at the club since age 8 has now signed a four-year deal with Chelsea.
Cumming has grown through the ranks at Chelsea and in November 2018, he established himself as number one in the development squad and impressed with five clean sheets in each of our Checkatrade trophy.
In 2017/19 Cumming was our first choice youth keeper and conceded just two goals as he kept in all but one of our 8 games played.
Cumming was excited to have signed a new deal as he told the official Chelsea website: “It’s brilliant news, a very proud moment for me and my family.
“I’ve been here since the age of eight so to sign a new contract that keeps me here until I’m 23 is a great achievement. I’m now really looking forward to the new season.”
Chelsea academy products Mason Mount and Ruben Loftus-Cheek have also signed new deals, and Cumming has revealed that Chelsea youngsters are eager to impress now that Frank Lampard is in charge of the club.
“It’s a great time for young players at Chelsea,” he claimed. “We have a manager who is willing to put his trust in young players if they deliver and it’s been brilliant for me personally to get some minutes in pre-season.
“The Reading game was a great experience because it was probably the most people I’ve ever played in front of and for the manager to put his trust in me was a massive positive. Playing in front of the Chelsea fans for the first time was brilliant.
“We started well in pre-season and there have been lots of positives from each game but lots of things to work on as well and that’s what pre-season is for.”