UYL reaction: Edwards praises mature display and three quality goals
A place in the last-16 was the reward for a measured performance from our Under-19s in the UEFA Youth League as they triumphed 3-1 over AS Monaco in the play-off round.
Initially a left-winger, he has also played at left-back and centre-back. His youth team debut came as a second-half substitute against Norwich City in August 2017, the first of 24 appearances in his maiden season as a scholar, while his two goals in the campaign came in spectacular style. In November, he thumped an unstoppable drive into the top corner against West Ham before unleashing a similarly memorable strike away at Brighton in March.
An England Under-18 international, Mola signed a first professional contract at Chelsea in July 2018. The deal runs until the end of the 2019/20 season.