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‘An Incredible Prospect’ ‘The Real Deal’ – Chelsea Fans Hail Teenager After Stunning International Display

Chelsea’s Ethan Ampadu made his competitive debut for Wales in the UEFA Nations League on Thursday night.

The 17-year-old started the 4-1 victory over the Republic of Ireland at the Cardiff City stadium, providing the assist for Aaron Ramsey for the Welsh side’s third goal of the evening.

Fans on Twitter were praising Ampadu for his mature display in central midfield:

The teenager has yet to feature in a matchday squad for Chelsea this season under new manager Maurizio Sarri. However, he was afforded game time in the first team last campaign by previous head coach Antonio Conte.

Ampadu joined from Exeter City last summer and was given his Blues debut in the third round of the Carabao Cup in the 5-1 win against Nottingham Forest last September.

Despite his display in midfield for Wales, he has actually played more games at centre-back at club level, but his composure on the ball may see him get more game time further up the pitch.

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