Chelsea Complete The Signing Of Aston Villa Youngster Omari Kellyman


Chelsea have secured their third signing this summer with the arrival of England Under-20 player Omari Kellyman.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea have signed the youngster in a transfer deal worth £19m from Aston Villa. He is expected to be unveiled by the London outfit soon after he aced the club’s medical.

Kellyman, who plays as an attacking midfielder, is Chelsea’s third signing this summer after Tosin Aderabioyo and Estevao Willian from Palmeiras.

The Blues are showing no signs of slowing down on their move to continue stuffing the squad with young talents.

Omari Kellyman

Kellyman’s transfer move from Aston Villa to London came as a surprise as transfer proceedings were kept off the sleuthing eyes of the media. Meanwhile, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has confirmed the former Northern Ireland U17 star has signed a six-year contract with the London outfit till 2030.

Kellyman will be hoping to build his burgeoning career at Stamford Bridge after his 2023 breakout campaign with Aston Villa. He made only 2 Premier League appearances for the Aston-based outfit and tallied 9 appearances in all competitions.

Omari Kellyman

Omari Kellyman is an English professional footballer who used to play for Aston Villa in the Premier League but is now set for a move to Chelsea. Kellyman plays as an attacking midfielder and has featured for both Northern Ireland and England national team

Omari Kellyman career

Omari Kellyman started his football journey in 2012 at Derby County Academy at the age of 7. He played for Derby County Youth for 10 years before moving to Aston Villa Academy in 2022. After a year with the Villains youth side, he was promoted to Derby County’s first team in 2023. He made His Premier League debut on April 3, 2024, in Aston Villa’s 4-1 loss to Manchester City and went on to win one more Premier League cap before his slated move to Chelsea.

Omari Kellyman career stats

From 2022 to 2024, Kellyman made 3 appearances for Aston Villa U21, scoring one goal. He rallied 6 appearances for Aston Villa’s first team in all competitions. Overall, he has made 9 club career appearances, scoring one goal.

The young midfielder has yet to earn his call-up to England’s senior side but has won some caps with the youth side. He first played for Northern Ireland U17 in 2021, making 3 appearances and scoring 2 goals. In 2022, he transitioned to the team’s U18 and won three caps. He switched to England’s youth side in 2023, joining England U19 and winning 7 caps. In 2024, he has made 2 appearances with the team’s U20 side.

Omari Kellyman contract

According to Fabrizio Romano, Kellyman, who has successfully completed his Chelsea medical, has penned down a lengthy contract with the London outfit. He has reportedly agreed to a six-year contract that will keep him at the club till 2030.

Omari Kellyman salary

Kellyman’s Chelsea salary has yet to be disclosed as we are filing this report. However, the youngster is likely to earn a considerably higher wage than he does at Aston Villa. His salary at Aston Villa was also undisclosed

Omari Kellyman age

Kellyman was born on September 15, 2005. He is 18 years old and will be celebrating his 19th birthday as a Chelsea player next year.


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