Ezri Konsa joins Brentford from Charlton on three-year deal

Brentford have completed the signing of central defender Ezri Konsa from Charlton on a three-year deal.

The 20-year-old completed a medical on Monday, finalising the move away from the Valley in the late in the afternoon.

Brentford secured Konsa’s signature for an undisclosed fee and have the option to extend his deal by a further year.

Konsa, a member of England’s U20 World Cup-winning squad, came through the youth ranks at Charlton and has been around the first team squad at the South London side since he was 18.

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Since making his debut against Cheltenham in August 2016, he has become a regular for Charlton, making 86 appearances in all competitions.

Brentford head coach Dean Smith, said: “We are really pleased to have completed the signing of Ezri. He was much sought after and we are very happy that he has chosen us to continue his development. It is a really exciting signing for us because of his age, potential and attitude.

“He has played a lot of games at League One level and his potential is unlimited. Having spoken to many people who have worked with him at both club and international level, and having watched him numerous times, the coaching staff are all looking forward to working with him over the next three years.”