Transfer: Benoit Badiashile joins Chelsea from Monaco
Benoit Badiashile has joined Premier League side, Chelsea from Monaco on a permanent deal.
TNN Sports gathered that the deal is worth £35m and would run for seven-and-a-half-year.
Chelsea chairman Boehly and co-controlling owner Behdad Eghbali, confirmed Badiashile’s arrival in a joint statement.
“We’re delighted to welcome Benoit to Chelsea,’ the statement reads.
“He’s an excellent young player who has quickly established a strong reputation for himself and has a huge amount of experience for his young age. We are sure he will form an important part of our team in the years ahead.”
The new blues star also expressed excitement about joining the club.
“I’m very happy to be here at Chelsea. I’m so excited to start playing for this club,” Badiashile said.
“I can’t wait to see the fans and start playing in the best league in the world.”
He completed his medicals on Monday.
Badiashile is Chelsea’s second signing of the January transfer window after the arrival of David Datro Fofana from Molde.