CHELSEA have signed another teenage star, and this one has star pedigree.
Leo Castledine, 14, is the son of former Homes Under the Hammer host Lucy Alexander.
And his dad is former Wimbledon forward Stewart, who played for the original Dons back in the 1990s.
Proud mother Lucy, 49, who also presented on the Nickelodeon channel, commented: “Congratulations son.”
But she hasn’t always been so encouraging when it comes to Leo – who is one of her two children with Stewart.
Leo followed in the footsteps of his father when he joined the League One side at the age of seven.
Stewart played for Wimbledon from 1991 until 2000, but the youngster has decided to end his stay with the club after seven years.
The youngster announced the move on Instagram as he shared a photograph of himself signing the Chelsea contract.
Alongside the image, he wrote: “Very excited to say that I have signed for @chelseafc today.
“My time at @afc_wimbledon was amazing and I can’t thank them enough, however, it’s time for a new chapter. #cfc #chelseafc.”
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Lucy left her role presenting Homes Under The Hammer in 2016, after 13 years on the hit BBC daytime TV show.
vented her anger on Twitter after the 14-year-old returned home with a new haircut last summer.
She wrote: “My son has just arrived home with the chav haircut fade thing. He’s 14 tomorrow. Gutted on all fronts.”
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Wimbledon released a statement on their club website following Leo’s switch to the Premier League giants.
Academy manager Michael Hamilton said: “Naturally, we are very disappointed to lose Leo, but we wish him every success in the future and will be monitoring his progress.
“Leo’s development is down to not only his hard work and application, but also to all the staff here behind the scenes, so I’d like acknowledge James, Rob and anyone else who has played a part in this young man’s journey.”
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