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Leicester's French defender Wesley Fofana joins Chelsea

By Emmanuel Oladele - Leicester's French defender Wesley Fofana has joined Chelsea in a deal worth £70m plus £5m in add-ons.

The Leicester City defender signed a 7-year contract with the Blues after completing his medical on Monday in the United State.

Chelsea had their pervious three bids for Fofana rejected, but Leicester City and Chelsea finally agreed a fee on Saturday.

The Frenchman expressed his feelings on Completing the signing, "The two last days have been really big days for me and I’m very happy. I trained this morning with the team and it’s a dream for me. I’m very excited to start playing games for the fans and the club."

"I’m here to win trophies – the Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, everything. I came here to win and the club is built to win trophies so I’m here to continue that," Fofana said.

The 21-year old has previously played for Saint-Étienne in the French Ligue 1 before joining Leicester City in 2020.

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