Chelsea introduced on Friday that they accomplished the signing of Marc Cucurella from Brighton and Hove Albion.
Cucurella joins Chelsea on a six-year contract (Courtesy: Reuters)
HIGHLIGHTSCucurella joins Chelsea on a six-year contractThe Spanish defender had a effective debut season for BrightonCucurella expressed his happiness at becoming a member of Chelsea
Chelsea on Friday introduced that they accomplished the signing of Marc Cucurella from Brighton and Hove Albion. The Spanish defender has joined Thomas Tuchel’s aspect on a six-year deal.
Cucurella loved a effective debut season with Brighton over the past marketing campaign and made 38 appearances for the membership in all competitions. He additionally scored one purpose, which was towards Manchester United.
The Spanish defender’s fruitful marketing campaign noticed him being voted because the Player of the Season by each Brighton supporters and teammates. Just a few weeks in the past, Manchester City have been thought of to be the frontrunners for the signature of the 24-year-old, however Chelsea have been capable of trump them and land their man.
After becoming a member of the Blues, Cucurella opened up on his happiness over finishing the transfer on the membership’s official web site. He mentioned that becoming a member of Chelsea was an enormous alternative and he could be working onerous to assist the staff obtain its objectives.
“I’m really happy. It’s a big opportunity for me to join one of the best clubs in the world and I’m going to work hard to be happy here and help the team,” mentioned Cucurella.
Chelsea chairman Todd Boehly additionally expressed his happiness at getting Cucurella.
“Marc is an elite defender of proven Premier League quality and he further strengthens our squad going into the new season. We continue to work on and off the pitch, and we’re delighted Marc will be a part of the present and future at Chelsea,” mentioned Boehly.
The Spanish defender turns into Chelsea’s fourth signing of the summer time. The Blues kicked off their switch window with the signing of Raheem Sterling from Manchester City.
They continued their spending by including Kalidou Koulibaly to their ranks from Napoli and acquired among the finest prospects within the nation, Carney Chukwumeaka from Aston Villa.
Chelsea start their Premier League marketing campaign on Saturday with an away journey to Everton.
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