Islam Feruz signs for Chelsea
Celtic wonderkid Islam Feruz has reportedly signed for Chelsea FC.
Other clubs such as Manchester City as well as Liverpool FC were after the younsters signature.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has now stated to STV Sport, that the Somali-born striker could quit Glasgow and that the player’s agent had unsettled the player and could now leave the club for a more lucrative deal in England.
The striker would be eligible to sign professional terms next month as he turns 16, but according to our source: “Feruz informed his team mates that he was away to Chelsea and on £2,500 per week. As well as sharing a penthouse flat near Stamford Bridge, along with another new Chelsea signing.”
Under English FA rules, Feruz cannot not sign professional terms with Chelsea and would therefore stay on youth terms for one more year when he turns 17.
Lennon said: “It’s going to be very difficult for us to hold onto him. That’s the situation at the minute. I would rather discuss it at another time when everything is clear. At the minute, I haven’t seen Islam since the start of the season. We’ve done everything we can to keep the player. I think we’ve done more than enough to make him feel at home here. He does have other people in the background who are advising him. My take on it is they are advising him wrongly. But we seem to be powerless in that situation.”