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Chelsea academy chief Bath reveals more whizkids to roll off conveyor belt

Chelsea academy chief Neil Bath says the youth conveyor belt shows no signs of slowing down.

Over the past week, Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount scored their first senior England goals and Fikayo Tomori made his Three Lions debut for Gareth Southgate's side.

And Bath has revealed there's more players coming through the ranks ready to follow in their footsteps.

He told chelseafc.com: "'We're currently the reigning Premier League champions from Under-13 to Under-16, which is a really positive sign, and we've just achieved our best-ever GCSE results, but we need to make sure these boys have all the characteristics and attributes, as footballers and as young men, to follow the likes of Ruben (Loftus-Cheek), Mason, Fikayo and Tammy.

"We cannot afford to be complacent or get too carried away because our job is to think about the players who are going to break through in two years, four years, eight years or 10 years."

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