The Future Star of Stoke City Signs His First Professional Contract

• Sol Sidibe commits to Stoke City for another 3 years

• A landmark contract for the player who dreams of succeeding with his childhood club

• An enriching experience, having already played several matches at just 17 years old

The Future Star of Stoke City Signs His First Professional Contract
The Future Star of Stoke City Signs His First Professional Contract / Steve Bardens/GettyImages

For the 2024/25 season, Stoke City is set to elevate their youngest talents to the next level, including Sol Sidibe, who will feature prominently in the first team, competing in the EFL Championship next season.

This is a significant step for both the player and the club, securing the talented midfielder despite interest from several Premier League teams, including Chelsea. Sidibe has officially signed his first contract with The Potters for another 3 years, confirming his commitment to bolster Steve Schumacher's squad.

A promising trajectory for Sidibe

At only 17 years old, Sidibe has emerged as one of English football's brightest prospects. He has already made appearances for England U18, showcasing brilliance in midfield.

Having played for Stoke City's youth teams, Sol Sidibe has accumulated 46 matches, with 8 appearances for the first team. At his young age, the experience he has gained is crucial for his development as a 17-year-old athlete.

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His statements regarding this new contract are encouraging for Stoke City fans and reflect the optimism surrounding a 17-year-old promising a sensational future, bringing many joys to the club in the coming seasons.

"Stoke City is the club of my childhood, and it's where I've spent my entire footballing life so far. Signing my first professional contract is a moment of great pride for me. Every time I step onto the pitch, whether in training or on matchday, I will always give 100% for the Club. I can't wait to get back out there and show the fans what I'm capable of."

Souleymane Sidibe