Chelsea: after Sterling here is Koulibaly

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Chelsea: after Sterling here is Koulibaly

After Raheem Sterling, Chelsea have formalized the purchase of Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli. The London club posted on their website: "Kalidou Koulibaly is the second player to join Chelsea this summer! The defender comes from Napoli and has signed a four-year contract."

Chelsea paid Napoli about $ 40 million. Koulibaly, who had his contract with Napoli expired in 2023, has joined Chelsea with a contract for the next four years worth 10 million euros net plus bonuses per season. Koulibaly said: "I am very happy to be here.

Chelsea are one of the greatest teams in the world and my dream has always been to play in the Premier League. did nothing. Now when they came to me I accepted because they really wanted me to go to the Premier League and play for them.

I talked to my friends Edou Mendy and Jorginho and they made my choice easier, I'm really happy to to be here today. I want to thank the fans because I saw a lot of them in London and on the plane they were all happy that I was here.

So I want to thank them and I hope the season will be really good and we will give them some good times."

Chelsea: after Sterling here is Koulibaly

The Senegalese defender has already joined his teammates in the US, specifically in Las Vegas, where Chelsea are involved in the pre-season summer tour.

Naples wrote: "Kalidou, we spent 8 seasons full of emotions together, living moments that will remain etched forever in our memory. You arrived in Naples little more than a boy, you go away you are a man. You have shown your value not only on the field, but also in the social battles, for which we are committed together.

or the club, the fans and the city you are and will always be an example to follow because Kalidou Koulibaly will remain one of us. A man who lives his life with commitment and professional seriousness. Our paths diverge. We respect your decision to live other experiences. We will always love you and wherever you go remember that Naples will always be your home."