Mercato Mercato / More than 80 million euros: Wesley Fofana signs for Chelsea


Chelsea’s turn. The day after Antony’s arrival at Manchester United for nearly 100 million euros, the Blues also increased the counters to formalize the arrival of Wesley Fofana. The Frenchman, trained in Saint-Etienne, signed up with the London club for … seven years. The amount of the operation has not been disclosed but it would vary between 82 and 90 million euros, according to the sources.

Only 21 years old, Fofana continues his express progress. Recruited by Leicester in 2020 after having played only twenty matches in Ligue 1 with the Greens, the native of Marseille quickly established himself among the Premier League references in his position. The broken leg he suffered just a year ago has not affected his level or his rating, as he has now become one of the most expensive defenders in history.

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