After weeks of anticipation, goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has finally completed his move from French club Rennes to Chelsea Football Club.
Chelsea in an official statement issued Thursday confirmed that Mendy signed a five-year deal that is set to keep him at the Bridge for up utill 2025.
Expectedly, Mendy is very excited he has made dream move to England to join Chelsea and he is eagerly itching to get started
He said: ‘I am so excited to be joining Chelsea. It’s a dream for me to be a part of this exciting squad and to work with Frank Lampard and all of his coaching staff. I look forward to meeting my team-mates and can’t wait to get started.’
On signing Mendy, Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: ‘As soon as Petr Cech and our technical team identified Edouard as the most suitable goalkeeper to complement our existing group, there was only one player we wanted to bring in. Edouard arrives following a season of real success with Rennes, he is ambitious for more, and we welcome him to our club.’
The Senegalese international will be competing with Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero for a starting spot between the posts in the season ahead.