Sport: Chelsea Signs New Defender ‘Ben Chilwell’ From Leicester For £50m

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Frank Lampard has confirmed his 3rd signing ahead of next season as Ben Chilwell from leicester City joined the blues for the sum of £50m.

 

– Ben Chilwell becomes latest Chelsea signing after completing £50m move from leicester City – The defender joins Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner in Stamford Bridge – Frank Lampard is still planning to bring Kai Havertz and a goalkeeper for the start of the new season.

England international, Ben Chilwell, becomes Frank Lampard’s third summer signing following his £50 million move from Leicester City to Chelsea. The 23-year-old who has been on the Blues’ radar all through the season penned a five-year deal with the London club. He will join early arrivals Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner at the club and will earn up to £190,000-per-week if he passes medical.

Daily Mail reveals that the Stamford Bridge outfit will examine the heel injury that forced out of the remainder of the 2019-20 season.

 

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The publication reports that the club legend has now spent around £136m in signing players after his first season as a Premier League manager. Although, the former Derby County handler is not done signing players this window with Kai Havertz expected to join the Blues before the start of the new season. While they continue to shop for a replacement for Kepa Arrizabalaga who was not convincing in their last campaign. Chilwell said: “I am delighted to be joining Chelsea at this very exciting time for the club.

Ben Chilwell showing his attacking prowess even as a defender for Leicester City. Photo Credit: Getty Images Source: Getty Images “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 won’t be long before we’re playing in front of the Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge.” Ben scored three goals and assisted four others 33 appearances across competitions for the Foxes last campaign.

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