Aston Villa’s Carney Chukwuemeka is set to join Premier League club Chelsea after both clubs agreed on a fee of £20m for the England youth international.
A report on Tuesday confirmed that both clubs had reached an agreement for the permanent transfer of Chukwuemeka.
The report stated, “Aston Villa and Chelsea can confirm that the clubs have reached an agreement for the permanent transfer of Carney Chukwuemeka.
The 18-year-old has been given permission to travel to London to discuss both personal terms and undergo a medical.”
According to goal.com, Chukwuemeka joined the Aston Villa academy from Northampton Town in March 2016, signing his first professional contract four years later.
The midfielder made his senior debut in May 2021 in a 2-1 win against Tottenham and was named Villa’s Academy Player of the Season for the 2020-21 campaign.