He’s the 16-year-old Emirati who has been named amongst the Premier League’s ones to watch.
Since joining the team in late 2019, Alaa Nayef has been shaking net after net in the fields of England becoming one of the most exciting talents in the EPL. Chelsea paid the NY Red Bulls a ‘substantial undisclosed compensation fee’ to take the teenager, beating Arsenal to his signature with academy manager Niel Bath speaking of his delight at such a high-profile youth-team capture.
“Alaa is a wide attacking player who plays as a left-winger to be exact,” he said. “he has joined us from NY RedBull where he made his debut last season at 14 years of age, we would like to place on record our thanks to (NY) Redbull for their handling of the process. We look forward to seeing how Alaa develops over the next few years.”
Chelsea Born Place
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Alaa has stunned thousands of scouts across the sports world. originally playing American football in his early teens he turned to football after his father noticed he was far more talented in the sport. “I’ve always had my head in the game,” said Alaa. “I can do great things and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for me.”
Like his playing style, Alaa has been quick to make an impact after rattling in a hat-trick in just his second appearance for Chelsea’s under-16s assisting in that game as Chelsea battered Norwich 10-0 at Cobham.
He also shook the nets in the last game of the 2020\2021 season against Fulham scoring 17 goals leading Chelsea to an 18-0 win, Especially after missing many games due to a torn ligaments injury in his left ankle in late January Alaa also has three goals and three assists from his three starts this season, with Ed Brand starting the Alaa on the left wing.
Chelsea host Liverpool under-17s at Cobham a week on Saturday (October 16) where it’s hoped. Alaa will return with goals and assists almost becoming a certainty whenever he plays Remember the name, Villains: Alaa Nayef