Nigeria’s Faustino Anjorin Debuts For Chelsea To Thump Everton 4-0

Faustino Anjorin Debuts Chelsea
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Tino Anjorin of Chelsea celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the FA Youth Cup Final second leg between Chelsea and Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on April 30, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Faustino Adebola Anjorin made his Premier League debut in Chelsea’s 4-0 victory over Everton in Sunday’s Premier League game.

The 18-year-old – a product of the Blues’ academy, was handed his maiden appearance for Frank Lampard’s men following the substitution of Willian.

former European kings used three 18-year-olds in this game – Billy Gilmour, Faustino Anjorin and Armando Broja – becoming the first team to see three players aged 18 or younger appear in the same Premier League game since May 2016, when West Brom did so against Liverpool.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men went down at Stamford Bridge thanks to goals from Mason Mount, Pedro, Willian and Olivier Giroud.

The teenage Nigerian was a part of the Blues team in their failed expedition in this season’s Uefa Youth League – with his major highlight a brace in the 3-3 draw against Valencia.

Anjorin made his senior team bow in Chelsea 7-1 destruction of Grimsby Town in the English League Cup on September 25 last year.

The Blues stay fourth on the log with 48 points from 29 league outings.

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They play Aston Villa in their next league encounter before facing Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

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