Chelsea have been blessed with lots of talent on the wings, and they certainly have another one in Valentino Livramento.
The youngster has just turned 17 and signed his first professional contract with the club in November.
Livramento is certainly a talent for the future, having already played in the UEFA Youth League side and appearing for England’s U17s.
The FA Youth Cup has been the launching pad for so many of the current first team, including Callum Hudson-Odoi, Reece James, Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.
And the young Blues were in action as they cruised into the fifth round of the competition, with Marcel Lewis (2), Armando Broja, Henry Lawrence and Thierno Ballo sealing a 5-0 win.
And Livramento starred on the right wing for Ed Brand’s side, and here is why Blues fans should be keeping an eye out for him.
Inside the first five minutes, the youngster showed his real pace to get down the right wing and cross in, but goalkeeper Jack Barrett claimed it well.
However, in the ninth minute he got his first assist, with almost the same move. Burning pace down the right, he put in the perfect cross to Armando Broja to side-foot home.
He showed a lovely touch in the 13th minute, plucking the ball from the air before dropping it back to right-back Henry Lawrence.
A couple of times the youngster got himself into some really good positions to shoot, like in the 25th minute. However, he didn’t really have the confidence to pull the trigger.
Valentino Livramento playing for Chelsea (Photo by Clive Howes – Chelsea FC/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
As is a lot with the young side, they are given the permission to roam, slightly. The winger made a move more centrally at times, and looked to run behind.
In the 37th minute, he did this, however didn’t quite time his run properly and was flagged for offside.
A lot of the attacking play from the Blues came down his flank, and the third goal came from the…