Charlie Brown has completed a permanent transfer to MK Dons.
The 21-year-old joined Chelsea from Ipswich Town in the summer of 2016 and was part of our Under-18s squad which won an unprecedented quadruple in 2018.
A promising first season with the Blues Academy saw the striker net 10 goals in 20 appearances for our Under-18s, mostly as a substitute, including coming off the bench to score four times against Brighton.
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Brown played his part in that 2018 quadruple for Jody Morris’s youth team, most notably when he scored in the FA Youth Cup semi-final win over Birmingham City and got both our goals as we beat Tottenham 2-0 in the Under-18 Premier League Cup final.
He spent the next two campaigns representing our development squad, as well as scoring 12 times in nine UEFA Youth League games as our Under-19s reached the final in 2019.
His first experience of senior football arrived during the second half of last season, during a loan with Belgian second-division side Union SG, where he made three appearances.
Brown now departs on a permanent transfer to MK Dons in League One. Chelsea Football Club thanks Charlie for his service and wishes him all the best in his future career.