5 things you need to know about Tariq Lamptey

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Chelsea fans were surprised to see an unknown Tariq Lamptey in the Chelsea squad for the game against Arsenal.

While it was a surprise inclusion, it was even more surprising that the Chelsea manager gave him his debut around the hour mark and the young right-back did well to help a Chelsea comeback victory.

Check out some Lamptey facts you need to know

1. Tariq Lamptey is 19-year-old and was born on September 30, 2000.

2. Lamptey joined Chelsea at the age of seven and officially signed for the club as an Under-9, the earliest stage a player can register with a club. Callum Hudson-Odoi and George McEachran have been playing in the same team as Lamptey since they were kids.

3. Lamptey was a key part of the Chelsea Under-18s team that secured an unprecedented Quadruple of trophies in 2017/18 working under Jody Morris.

4. Lamptey’s attacking instincts was evident as he contributed with 11 assists, mostly as a result of his attacking threat from full-back or wing-back down the right in the 2017/18 season in the Chelsea youth team.

5. Lamptey is currently an England Under-20 international and also represented the young Lions at the European Under-19 Championship in the summer of 2018.

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