Chelsea continue to bolster their squad with the latest signing being Aston Villa wonderkid Carney Chukwuemeka for a fee in the region of £20m.
Thomas Tuchel has reinforced his side this summer with a sensational signing that could be the one for the future. Chukwuemeka will don the Blues outfit from this season as the player has penned down a six-year contract with Chelsea.
The 18-year-old is the fourth signing made by Tuchel this summer in the transfer window ahead of the new season. The club secured the services and confirmed the signing of the player from Aston Villa on Thursday.
Chukwuemeka is a Chelsea player
Carney Chukwuemeka has been one of the hottest properties in the world of football with his impressive performances. Chelsea always had eyes on the player every since the market reopened and wanted to snap up the player swiftly.
Now, as the season is set to begin on Saturday, Chelsea have finally landed the player to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea paid a fee in the region of £20m which includes add-ons to the Steven Gerrard-managed side for the player.
In 2021, Chukwuemeka was named the Academy player of the season in the Premier League for his vital performances. On completing his move to Chelsea, the player described what he felt regarding the club.
‘It’s been quite hectic but I couldn’t get Chelsea out of my head the last few days so I’m just happy and relieved that it’s all done.
‘I’m so excited and just can’t wait to get on the pitch, meet all the players and try to win games and trophies with Chelsea.’
Chairman, Todd Boehly too seemed delighted to have signed the player. He said-
‘Carney is one of the most exciting young players in Europe so we are really looking forward to seeing him in action at Stamford Bridge.
Moreover, is it safe to say that the Blues have a secured future considering signing the young sensation.
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