Ben Chilwell has completed his transfer to joins Chelsea’s new arrivals, Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech who both came from Leipzig and Ajax. The deal was worth up to £50million.
The blues confirmed his move to the club on Wednesday afternoon. The contract will see Chilwell be in the club for five years. Ben Chilwell said Chelsea coach Frank Lampard did a good job when he persuaded him to join the club.
Chelsea beat Leicester to get a spot on the champions league on the final day of the 2019/20 premier league season. Leicester only has the privilege to play in the Europa League season. The blues have also convinced Leicester to surrender one of their defenders.
I am delighted to join Chelsea at this very exciting time for the club. I am looking forward to being part of this young Dynamic squad that is led by Frank Lampard as we challenge for honors next season, Chilwell said on the club’s website.
Ben Chilwell comment after completing Chelsea signing
I can’t wait to begin and hopefully it won’t be long before we start playing in front of the Chelsea fans at Stamford bridge.
Chilwell started playing football from the Leicester youth academy. He later became one of the key players for the senior team, making 123 appearances. He also helped them win the premier league title in 2016. Chilwell has made 123 appearances for Leicester in all competitions in the premier league. His good performance for the club led him to be recognized by England.
He has featured in 11 matches for England senior national team but he was away from the match between Denmark and Iceland due to an injury.
Marina Granovskaia welcomes Chilwell
Chelsea’s director said the club is happy to complete its third signing to the club. Marina Granovskaia said, “we are very pleased to have completed our third addition to our exciting squad for the coming season”.
Ben brings plenty of high-quality playing experience in the premier league, champions league, and at the international level also. We are confident he will adapt very fast as a Chelsea player and with the fixture program for next season. He is a fantastic addition to the squad that will be challenging for honors.