Chelsea youngster Samuel Iling-Junior has confirmed he has left the club.
The 16 year old has been training with Juventus since July and his transfer to the Italian champions is set to be confirmed soon.
“Full of vast emotions, being at Chelsea from such a young age has truly built me, not only as a the player I am today but also as a person,” he wrote in an Instagram post.
“It’s been a blessed journey and I’m deeply thankful for all those in the Academy. From the groundsmen, kitchen staff, players, coaches, the list goes on.
“I’m filled with gratitude at the time and effort put into my development, leading me to where I am today.
“I would also like to give thanks to the people around me, my family and friends who have consistently supported me.
“Finally, I’d like to thank God for blessing me with this opportunity and protecting me throughout. This is just the start.
“I wish Chelsea all the best for the seasons ahead.”