— Luke mccormick (@lukemacca_21) February 6, 2017
McCormick joined Chelsea at the age six and has progressed through the youth ranks over the last decade.
The 18-year-old has featured regularly for Chelsea’s youth teams and made his Under-21 debut last season.
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McCormick is predominantly a midfielder, but has also featured at right-back and even started out at the club’s academy as a striker.
He tweeted a picture of him at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground with the caption: “Pleased to have signed my first professional contract @ChelseaFC.”
Chelsea Youth then posted: “Congratulations to @lukemacca_21 on signing his first professional contract at Chelsea. Fully deserved, making fine progress. #CFC”
John Terry is the only major first-team star to have come through the Chelsea academy in recent years.
However, Blues boss Antonio Conte currently has academy hotshots Olo Aina, Nathan Ake, Nathaniel Chalobah, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Charly Musonda and Dominic Solanke in his squad.