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Official: Midfielder signs three-year contract with Chelsea as two players leave Stamford Bridge


Chelsea midfielder George McEachran has signed his first professional contract with the club.

The youngster signed a three-year contract on the same day that the club announced the departure of Kyle Jameson and Cristian Cuevas.

Meanwhile, Charlie Wakefield has left Stamford Bridge to join Stevenage on loan.

A Chelsea club statement said: "Charlie Wakefield has today completed a maiden loan move and joined Stevenage for the 2017/18 season.

"The 19-year-old links up with the League Two side following their unbeaten start to the campaign. Wakefield has previously helped our younger sides to success in the 2015/16 FA Youth Cup and in back-to-back UEFA Youth League triumphs.

"The speedy winger recently signed a new contract at Chelsea committing him to the club until 2019.

"Additionally, Under-18 midfielder George McEachran has signed a contract keeping him with Chelsea until 2019.

"Leaving Chelsea permanently today are defenders Kyle Jameson, who has signed for West Bromwich Albion, and Cristian Cuevas, who has joined Dutch club FC Twente. We wish them both the best for the future."

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