After being named as a substitute for Chelsea against Bournemouth in the Premier League this evening, we provide the lowdown on Omari Hutchinson…
From when he joined the club to where he can play, the below provides a quick overview on the 19-year-old as he is named in a matchday squad at Stamford Bridge for the first time. He had been on the bench at Brighton prior to the World Cup.
How old is Omari Hutchinson?
Hutchinson recently celebrated his 19th birthday at the end of October.
What positions does Omari Hutchinson play?
A skilful player with the ability to open up defences, Hutchinson featured predominantly as a central attacking midfielder or on the right wing during his time in north London, but can also play across the front three.
Where was Omari Hutchinson born and how long has he been at Chelsea?
Hutchinson was born in Redhill, a town in Surrey not far from our Cobham training base.
He joined Chelsea in the summer of 2022 from London neighbours Arsenal.
How tall is Omari Hutchinson?
The forward measures in at 1.74 metres (5ft 9in), giving him a low centre of gravity to turn with speed and wriggle away from defenders.
What is Omari Hutchinson’s record for our Academy teams so far this season?
Hutchinson has made 15 appearances in all competitions for our Academy teams in 2022/23, scoring six goals and registering a further six assists.
Which national team does Omari Hutchinson play for?
Hutchinson has represented England at youth level, but made his senior international debut for Jamaica in a friendly against Catalonia in May of this year.
What squad number does Omari Hutchinson wear?
At the start of each season, all Academy players are designated a shirt number ahead of their involvement in the EFL Trophy, which is treated as a senior competition.
Hutchinson has been given the number 56 this term, which he will wear this evening.