Wesley Fofana has ‘confirmed’ his move to Chelsea ahead of the Blues Premier League clash against Leicester.
The 21-year-old has been a priority for the west London side this summer and a move to Stamford Bridge is practically sealed.
With less than a week left in the transfer window, it has become of extreme importance that some last-minute signings are completed. Chelsea had three bids rejected for the young star, increasing in value from £50 million up to £70 million. It appears however a fourth offer has been successful.
On Friday it was reported that Chelsea reached a verbal agreement with Brendan Rodgers’ side for the defender.
The latest on this transfer saga has come from Fofana himself, near enough ‘confirming’ his move to Chelsea.
Former Leicester City striker Gary Lineker shared on Twitter his disappointment but best wishes for the young central defender.
Lineker said: “Gutted to lose him but wish Wesley Fofanaa well. Every player wants to play Champions League football so it’s understandable.
Chelsea fans, you’ve got the most prodigiously talented young central defender in the world. Yes, I believe he’s that good.”
— LAWESTT (@Wesley_Fofanaa) August 27, 2022
Fofana’s response to this has essentially announced his move away from the side.
His arrival will further strengthen the backline and he will be learning and playing alongside Thiago Silva and Kalidou Koulibaly.