Reece James: Chelsea fans stunned as wonderkid puts in brilliant, goalscoring performance for loan club Wigan
Chelsea fans watched on in awe as young Blues starlet Reece James starred in Wigan’s Championship draw with Norwich.
James scored the Latics’ goal in their 1-1 tie with the promotion-chasing Canaries from the penalty spot, netting for the third time this season.
It was not just James’ goal that hit the headlines, however, as his performance in the middle of the park was remarkable.
Brought in on loan by Wigan last summer as a right-back, James has recently developed into a truly outstanding central midfielder and he’s now viewed as one of the best young English players around.
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For the past few months Chelsea fans have been calling for him to be part of Maurizio Sarri’s first-team next season, though many fear James will be the latest in a long line of talented academy players to be overlooked at Stamford Bridge.
The supporters’ calls were renewed on Sunday afternoon as the Chelsea faithful watched James in action against Norwich, and you can see some of the best comments below…
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