Bashir HumphreysEngland U18s
DATE OF BIRTH15 March 2003
Bashir Humphreys signed for us at the start of his Under-15 season from grassroots football, following a previous spell in the academy programme at Reading.
A versatile defender who enjoys playing with the ball at his feet, he is another of the group who has represented England at the Under-16 age group. He signed his scholarship deal in July 2019.
A regular for the Under-18s in 2019/20, Humphreys made his FA Youth Cup debut for his age group in the 5-0 thumping over Bradford City. A string of solid performances also saw the youngster appear as a susbtitiue for the Under-19s in the UEFA Youth League draw with Lille in December.
Bashir began the 2020/21 season captaining Ed Brand's Under-18 side and signed his first professional contract with Chelsea in October until the summer of 2022. At the end of the campaign, he racked up 23 outings across Academy competitions including a goal for the Under-18s and a debut at Development squad level.