19-year-old wonderkid trains with first team ahead of Man City clash

Antonio Conte has certainly given some of Chelsea's youngsters the chance to impress in training with the first team and Josh Grant has been one of those.
Josh Grant
 The 19-year-old joined in with the rest of the senior players as the squad prepares for their massive Premier League clash at Manchester City on Sunday.

Trevoh Chalobah also trained once again with the first team, while Conte confirmed that Ethan Ampadu was out injured, having suffered a hamstring problem in the UEFA Youth League match against Feyenoord.

Being a defender himself, Grant was drafted in to work with the squad with David Luiz and Tiemoue Bakayoko also not fit to take part in the training ahead of the Etihad clash.

But who is the Chelsea youngster?
Grant joined Chelsea as an U8 and has remained with the club ever since and originally played up front. However, he moved in the centre of defence and made his U18 debut for the club in 2014. His leadership qualities were quickly identified as in his debut campaign as a scholar, Grant captained the youth team in the league as they won the south section for a second year running.

He was part of another successful FA Youth Cup-winning side, while also being part of the U19s squad that retained the UEFA Youth League. For his performances he secured the Scholar of the Year award before signing his first professional contract in October 2015. He was a regular "appreancee" in last season's treble-winning U18 side and has also represented England at the U18 levels.

Josh Grant's current contract runs out this summer though.

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