Ben Chilwell has signed a five-year deal worth an excess of £50million with English Premier League club, Chelsea.
The English international has confirmed the long-awaited switch from Midlands club, Leicester City on his official Twitter page.
The move to Stamford Bridge will see Chilwell fill the left-back slot for Frank Lampard’s side, and he has already expressed delight in joining the Blues.
Chilwell said: ”I am delighted to be joining Chelsea at this very exciting time for the club. I’m looking forward to being a part of this young, dynamic squad led by Frank Lampard as we challenge for honours next season.
”I can’t wait to get started and hopefully it wouldn’t be long before we are playing in front of Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge”.
Chelsea’s director, Marina Granovskaia added: ‘We are pleased to have completed our third addition to our exciting squad for the coming season. Ben brings plenty of top-level experience playing in the Premier League, Champions League, and International level, despite his young age.
“We are confident Ben will adapt very quickly to being a Chelsea player and with the fixture programme for 2020/21 especially busy, he is a fantastic addition to the squad needed to challenge for honours.”
Chilwell becomes the third addition of Chelsea’s transfer window as Lampard looks to build on his debut campaign.