Chelsea’s defense begins to rebuild. The ‘blues’ have just announced the signing of Kalidou Koulibaly. The 31-year-old Senegalese center-back signs until 2027 for the London team, which pays Naples close to 40 million euros for his transfer. Charge, according to ‘Sky Sports’, 10 net kilos each of the five seasons he will be at the Bridge.
After eight seasons in Serie A with ‘Napoli’, in which he played 317 games and scored 14 goals, winning a Coppa and a Supercoppa, Koulibaly leaves Diego Maradona to play in one of the ‘greats’ of the Premier. After becoming one of the best defenses in ‘calcium’, now looking to leave his mark on ‘football’.
Reinforcements for a defense with a lack of pieces
His signing is a relief for a Thomas Tuchel lacking central since the marches after finishing their contracts this summer of Antonio Rdiger to Real Madrid and Andreas Christensen to Barcelona. Koulibaly share behind with Thiago Silva and Trevor Chalobah waiting for another tower to arrive. Kound, Kimpembe… are on your agenda. Todd Boehly’s new Chelsea is already moving on the market.
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