The teenage right-back is currently on loan at Wigan, and he caught the eye on Sunday afternoon
Chelsea’s famous loan army ensures clubs all around the world can call upon the services on players contracted to the Blues.
And one member of the loan army really caught the eye on Sunday afternoon – Reece James.
18-year-old James, the right-back, is currently representing Wigan in the Championship. He’s started all but one of their 16 league matches to date, and has earned rave reviews.
And he made his mark on the match inside the first 10 minutes, opening the scoring with a remarkable free-kick.
He was also solid defensively, continuing the fine form he has displayed this season, but it was James’ superb goal that had people talking.
After scoring, social media was abuzz with praise for the England youth international, and we collect some of the best reaction below…