Chelsea announce Ben Chilwell from Leicester in an undisclosed fee

Chelsea announce Ben Chilwell from Leicester in an undisclosed fee

Chelsea announce Ben Chilwell from Leicester in an undisclosed fee

England left-back becomes the third major signing of the summer for the club after Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner.

Chelsea have announced the signing of left-back Ben Chilwell on a five year deal from Premier League club Leicester City in an undisclosed fee on Wednesday.

Chilwell becomes the club’s third signing of the summer transfer window ahead of the new season after winger Hakim Ziyech and striker Timo Werner. A fee reported to be in the region of £50 million according to the reports, however, both clubs remained silent on the fee paid.

The 23-year-old defender played 123 games for the Foxes since making his debut for the club in 2015.

Chelsea are also said to be closing in on signing PSG and Brazil defender Thiago Silva and Bayer Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz.

Leicester finished fifth in 2019/20 season while Chelsea took the fourth spot.

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