The current Premier League season is witnessing some of the best matches every matchday. From close encounters to last-minute steals, from high goal-scoring matches to some of the best clean-sheet games. Apart from the above fact, youngsters have shined a lot in the league and have become the face of the team. Similarly, for Chelsea, it is their young player, Cole Palmer.
He is having a great season with Chelsea and has contributed more than enough in every opportunity he has had. Whether it be Premier League or Champions League, he has scored goals for the club and has also provided crucial assists. So, let’s not wait any longer and know about the future star in the making, Cole Palmer.
Age and Height
The English footballer, Palmer was born on May 6, 2002, and currently, he is 21 years old. He started playing football at a very young age and has represented the Manchester City Under-8 team. Since then, he has been a part of the club and made his professional career debut in 2020.
Regarding his height, he is a tall player and is 1.89 meters high, which is around 6 feet 2 inches. Now you know why he loves to score header goals.
Jersey Number and Position
Cole Palmer plays in the attacking midfield and winger positions for Chelsea. When it comes to his jersey number, he wears the number 20 jersey for Chelsea. He is yet to make his international career debut but is soon going to be a part of the England national football team. Whereas, when representing England’s U21, U18, and other teams, he wears the number 10 jersey.
Palmer made his professional career debut in 2020 with Manchester City. Since then, he has represented two different clubs. Here are his stats in professional and international football.
|2022-present||England U-21 national side||15||5||5|
(The above stats are as of November 2023.)
Contract and Salary
The English footballer, Cole Palmer has signed a seven-year contract valued at £27.3 million with Chelsea. Palmer has an annual salary of £3,900,000 with Chelsea, which means his weekly salary is £75,000. He signed this contract in 2023, which will expire in June 2030. As per sources, if he performs well this season, they may extend his contract for one more year.
The Chelsea striker, Cole Palmer, has a market value of more than £35 million. As mentioned earlier, he is one of the top strikers in the league and has great market value. Well, he has recently signed a contract with Chelsea on a deal worth around £45 million with Manchester City, which will expire in June 2030.
Jermaine Palmer is Cole Palmer’s father, who was a former professional football player. He represented several teams in his playing career, including clubs like Stoke City, York City, Hinckley United, Boston Town, and many more. He was quite an average player, and as a result, he didn’t get much fame and recognition.
Well, now his son is making him proud by representing one of the top teams in the Premier League. Cole’s father coached him during his initial days, and even now, he helps him in his training.