Top football clubs around the world have their academies. This is where clubs identify talents when players are still young.
In the case that a young player impresses in the academy he is promoted to the first team. Chelsea has sourced most of its current stars from their academy. These include:
1. Mason Mount
The player has broken into the club's starting lineup after impressive performances. Mount began his career at Chelsea's academy.
2. Reece James
The fullback has performed exceptionally well to earn himself a call up to England's national team. James is a product of Chelsea's academy.
3. Trevor Chalobah
Chalobah opened the scoresheet last weekend as Chelsea faced Southampton. He is a product of the club's academy and was promoted to the first team this season.
4. Tammy Abraham
Abraham saw him recalled to the national team in this week's international break after impressive performances at Roma. The player started his career at Chelsea's academy.
5. Callum Hudson Odoi
Odoi is another top talent who emerged from Chelsea's academy. The player's terrific pace and skills makes him extremely lethal.
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