Chelsea have officially confirmed the departure of Lewis Bate who joins Leeds United today
The 18-year-old midfielder won the best player of the month in the development section of the club.
Chelsea agreed a £1.5m move to transfer Lewis Bate to Leeds United after the club managed to beat both Liverpool, West Ham United and Southampton in a transfer battle.
Prior his departure, Bate has been named thrice in the senior team substitutes since joining the team as a 8-year-old.
On Bate’s departure, Chelsea wrote on their website; ‘Last season, Bate was a mainstay in our development squad’s midfield and played 26 times in total across the age groups, picking up the PL2 Player of the Month award in December.
‘We thank Lewis for his time at the club and wish him well in the future.