Who is Chelsea player Alfie Gilchrist, bio, age, height, parents, father, position and stats

Who is Chelsea player Alfie Gilchrist, bio, age, height, parents, father, position and stats

Here is all you need to know about English footballer Alfie Gilchrist including his age, height, bio, parents and father name

Chelsea Academy defender Alfie Gilchrist has signed a new deal, the club announced on April 2. The contract will last until 2026, with an additional one-year option.

Gilchrist has made a few starts for boss Mauricio Pochettino this season, but he is constantly on the bench and in the squad, providing deep cover.

Who is Chelsea player Alfie Gilchrist, bio, age, height, parents, father, position and games stats

Who is Alfie Gilchrist?

Alfie Gilchrist is an English professional footballer who plays center-back or right-back for Premier League team Chelsea. The 20-year-old was born on November 28, 2003 in Kingston upon Thames, London, England. The centre-back stands 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) tall.

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A look at Alfie Gilchrist’s career so far

Gilchrist is living his dream, playing for the dream club he has been a fan of since he was a kid. He started his career at local sides Old Isleworthians Youth F.C. and Queens Park Rangers, playing as a right-winger and central midfielder in his early career. He then joined Chelsea at the under-11 level in 2014 and was played as a center-back.

Gilchrist signed his first professional deal in November of 2020. In the 2021-22 season, he led the academy squad to the FA Youth Cup semi-finals and won the Under-18 Premier League Cup. He took over as captain of the Under-23s in February 2023 and was nominated for the PL2 Player of the Season award for the 2022-23 season.

Gilchrist was picked as a substitute in a Premier League match against Manchester United on May 26, 2023. Additionally, he was included in the Chelsea pre-season tour squad in preparation for the 2023-24 season, and came on as a replacement at halftime.

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On September 19, 2023, he signed a new deal with the club that runs until June 2025. The youngster made his senior debut, subbed on in stoppage time, in a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on December 27.

His first debut for the senior squad occurred on January 6, 2024, in Chelsea’s 4-0 FA Cup defeat of Preston North End.

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Alfie Gilchrist’s family

Gilchrist’s grandfather and father were season ticket holders for Chelsea. His dad created him on popular video game Football Manager before he was even born.

Alfie Gilchrist’s salary

Alfie Gilchrist makes £5,500 per week and £286,000 per year playing for Chelsea, as per a report by Salary Sport. 

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