Gabriel Slonina was finally able to put on a Chelsea shirt since joining them. Gabriel Slonina had signed for the club five months ago. The player started in the Chelsea team for U-21 on Friday against Wolves. The young player started in the goal after being acquired from Chicago Fire back in August. Although Chicago Fire had kept hold of the player till their domestic season concluded. Once the MLS season ended, the youngster came to London to join Chelsea. He had even been training with Graham Potter’s first team. Gabriel Slonina had even traveled with the Chelsea first team for their FA Cup match against Manchester City. He had traveled with the team before he made an appearance for the academy side.
Gabriel Slonina made his debut for the Chelsea U-21 team
The youngster made a start in the goal line for the Chelsea U-21 team. The debut could not have been better for the player. The young team claimed a 2-0 victory on their home ground. This was their third victory in a row in the Premier League 2. Mason Burstow and Dion Rankine registered one goal each to their name. The young Blues’ team is right in their quest to become the title contender this season. Down on the other end, Gabriel Slonina had managed to keep a clean sheet. This was the team’s third clean sheet in a row. The youngster will definitely remember the night as one of his best nights. As the player delivered an amazing performance on his debut. And to ensure that the night is remembered forever, the player uploaded a celebratory post on his Instagram account.
The player wrote,
“Proud to make my Chelsea debut with the U21 squad,”
He further wrote,
“Honor to wear this shirt, and even better to keep a clean sheet in a 2-0 Victory. Well done boys.”
The Chelsea fans hope that this is the first of many for Gabriel Slonina.
For more sports-related updates, follow us on Twitter