Jeremy Ngakia was never part of Chelsea’s Academy despite his Wikipedia page claiming he was.
Claret and Hugh can reveal that Ngakia did had a trial with Chelsea but was never on their books sources close to West Ham has confirmed.
It was also claimed he was born in Brockley when in fact he was born in Deptford.
The 19 year old right back joined the West Ham Academy as a fourteen year old.
He made 17 appearances for the Hammers U18s side during 2016/17 while still a schoolboy and signing his first scholarship papers that summer.
He broke through to the U23 setup in 2017/18, debuting against Spurs in February 2018. Ngakia has spent the first half of the 2018/19 campaign recovering from a foot injury sustained during an August friendly against Brentford , but returned for the 3-3 Premier League 2 Division 2 draw with Fulham. He made a total of eight appearances for the U23’s before he got his Premier League debut against Liverpool.