Bertrand Traore has been one of the stars of Chelsea's pre-season tour of Asia, but the question on everyone's lips is: who is he?
Well, he theoretically joined Chelsea's academy back in 2010 from French club Auxerre; however, the London club claimed in early 2012 that Traore wasn't and never had been a Chelsea player, but rather his one appearance in a youth team friendly was part of a six-week trial.
He made his first full appearance for Chelsea against the Singha All-Stars just last week, and again four days later against the Malaysian All-stars, scoring his first ever Chelsea goal and being rewarded with the Man of the Match award.
He scored again during Chelsea's 8-1 demolition of the Indonesian All-Stars, a sweetly struck, curling effort from just outside the penalty area. He was, and is still however, not a Chelsea player.
The Burkina Faso international participated in the U17 World Cup at the age of just 14 and made his first full international appearance as a 15-year-old.
Traore is set to sign his first Chelsea contract on his 18th birthday this September when he becomes eligible to sign a professional deal.
His name may not ring any bells right now but Bertrand Traore is a name you could well be hearing very often in the future - he looks a real talent.
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