B-Engaged is delighted to welcome Chelsea’s Reece James and Arsenal’s William Saliba to it’s player roster. 

The agreement will see the agency manage all of their off-pitch interests, including marketing, media, commercial and philanthropy initiatives. 

Widely regarded as two of the best young players in world football, the coup is seen as a landmark moment for B-Engaged who were founded in 2016. 

They join the likes of James’ Chelsea team-mate Kai Havertz, along with former Arsenal favourite Hector Bellerin, Thiago Alcántara, Alphonso Davies and Serge Gnabry. 

The signings come as B-Engaged look to increase their elite talent clientele, but specifically for those that believe more should be done in the charitable space. 

Having enjoyed fine starts to the season with their respective clubs, the pair are expected to play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. 

James worked with B-Engaged to launch a YouTube channel detailing his race against time to be fit in time for the tournament next month. 

Reece James
(Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)


Ehsen Shah, CEO of B-Engaged, said: “We have admired both Reece and William from afar for a number of years. They tick all our boxes when looking at adding to our roster. Do we feel they are a world class talent that has the opportunity to do big things off of the pitch? When it’s a yes and you add in their charitable side it really is an exciting proposition. 

“We talk a lot in this world about being authentic and always remaining true to yourself. Reece and William, like the rest of our roster, do just that.”

Reece James, Chelsea & England defender, said: “I’ve been keen to add to my team for a while and make sure I had the best in class when it comes to my off-field interest. 

“Looking at the work B-Engaged have done with their other athletes, along with their record made them the stand out choice. I’m looking forward to activating some of the plans I’ve had for a long time.” 

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