Newly promoted Premier League team Brentford have completed the signing of Chelsea youngster Myles Peart-Harris. Brentford have raided London rivals Chelsea for one of their best young players in their bid to build a squad that can stand the test of time when hostilities start in the Premier League this season.
New Brentford recruit Peart-Harris is an England u-19 international who joined the club from Chelsea for an undisclosed fee. He has signed a four-year deal with the option of another year.
It has been a busy week for manager Thomas Frank and Brentford officials with three players arriving at the club this week including 18-year-old Peart-Harris. Nigerian midfielder Frank Onyeka joined Brentford from FC Midtjylland of Denmark in an £8.5m transfer earlier this week before the London club broke its transfer record by signing Norwegian international KristofferAjer from Scottish Premiership giants Celtic on Wednesday. Brentford paid £13.5m for Ajer. The newly promoted top flight team has signed three players this summer for the first team ahead of its first campaign in the Premier League.
Peart-Harris departed Chelsea this summer with 12 months left on his contract at Stamford Bridge. He’s the latest academy star to leave the club after Lewis Bate joined Leeds United in a £1.5m deal. Fellow Chelsea academy star Valentino Livramento could also leave Stamford Bridge to join Brighton and Hove Albion.