Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Ben Chilwell from Leicester Metropolis in a £50m deal.
The England defender, 23, has signed a five-year deal price as much as £190,000-per-week after passing a medical.
He turns into supervisor Frank Lampard’s third main signing, taking the membership’s spending to round £136m following the arrival of Hakim Ziyech for £37m from Ajax and striker Timo Werner for £49m from RB Leipzig.
After signing for the membership, Chilwell mentioned: ‘I’m delighted to be becoming a member of Chelsea at this very thrilling time for the membership.
‘I am wanting ahead to being part of this younger, dynamic squad led by Frank Lampard as we problem for honours subsequent season.
‘I am unable to wait to get began and hopefully it will not be lengthy earlier than we’re enjoying in entrance of followers at Stamford Bridge.’
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: ‘We’re more than happy to have accomplished our third addition to our thrilling squad for the approaching season.
‘Ben brings loads of top-level expertise enjoying within the Premier League, Champions League and at worldwide degree, regardless of his younger age.
‘We’re assured Ben will adapt in a short time to being a Chelsea participant and with the fixture programme for 2020-21 particularly busy, he’s a incredible addition to the squad wanted to problem for honours.’