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Cl Financial San Juan Jabloteh’s teenage sensation Lester Peltier returned from what turned out to be a month long trial at various clubs in England, last night at around 8.25pm.


A tired looking Peltier was met by his met by his mother Ann-Marie Peltier when he arrived at the Piarco International Airport, yesterday.

The young Jabloteh striker attracted attention form many clubs in England, including, Cardiff City, Millwall, Manchester City and premierships giant Arsenal, however the young attacking midfielder is said to be close to signing a four year deal with premiership team Portsmouth.

When ttproleague.com spoke to Lester after an emotional greeting by his mother, the young man from Carenage stated, “The trip was exciting, it was a different experience, a different life style and a good one for me, but I am glad to be back home with my family”.

The young man who rubbed shoulders with some of the worlds’ best, during his stint in England was full of advice for upcoming youngsters. He encouraged, “When you are good at something you must not give up”.

The 18 year old who seemed have matured immensely from the trip also encouraged other youngsters to pray giving it as one of the reasons for his success. When questioned about what the trip meant personally to him Lester said, “I am glad for the opportunity and although I am not there yet I will be working hard and with time I am sure I will get there”.

Ann-Marie Peltier, Lester’s mother also was very emotional and spoke to ‘ttproleague.com’ and though lost for words she was full of advice for mothers and people in the communities, “There is a lot of greatness and talent in our country, but they needed to be supported and pushed in the right direction”. Mrs Peltier also implored persons to pray for guidance.

Lester and his mother left quickly for a meeting with his agent and coach to finalize his contract arrangements with Portsmouth.