Harvey ValeEngland U19s
DATE OF BIRTH11 September 2003
BIRTHPLACEHaywards Heath, England
Harvey is a versatile player who signed for the Academy from Fulham as an Under-13.
A talented player who is part of the full-time school programme, he has played in a number of midfield positions as well as being able to play higher up the pitch in attacking roles. An England Under-17 international, he played predominantly for the Under-16s at club level last season and recorded well over 20 goals. A string of impressive performances meant Harvey featured nine times for the youth team and scored one goal in 2019/20.
Harvey signed his first professional contract with Chelsea in September 2020 and committing himself to the club until 2023. An impressive first season in full-time football followed his contract signing. Vale scored seven goals and assisted 11 across 28 Academy outings. Although he started the season with our Under-18s, quality performances meant he started to feature mainly for our development sqaud towards the end of the term playing in various positions.