Chelsea sign Wesley Fofana from Leicester City

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Wesley Fofana from Leicester City on a seven-year deal.

The 21-year-old joins Stamford Bridge and becomes his sixth signing of the summer.

the athlete This has been reported Chelsea Reach agreement to sign Fofana After two previous bids were rejected, they underestimated Leicester.

Upon signing with Chelsea, Fofana said: “The past two days have been really great days for me and I’m very happy. I trained this morning with the team and that’s a dream for me. I’m very excited to start playing for the fans and the club.”

“I’m here winning titles – the Champions League, the Premier League, the FA Cup, the Carabao Cup, everything. I came here to win and the club is built to win titles so I’m here to continue that.”

Chelsea opted to send Fofana to the United States for medical treatment, and the defender was discharged on Sunday after missing Leicester’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea the day before for personal reasons.

The defender broke his leg and injured his ankle ligaments when he faced a terrible challenge in a pre-season friendly match in August 2021, which resulted in him being ruled out for seven months.

Fofana played 37 Premier League Leicester matches, having signed from French club Saint-Etienne for £36.5m in 2020.

Chelsea plays West Ham United next Saturday at Stamford Bridge.

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