Chelseam have announced the signing of center-back Malang Sarr on a free transfer.
The 21-year-old joined the North London club from Niece on a five-year deal following the end of his contract with the league 1 side.
Chelsea announced that the defender will be sent out on loan for the 2020/21season.
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia told the club’s Website.”The opportunity to sign Malang was one we could not miss,
“He is a tremendous prospect and we will be monitoring him closely during his loan period, hoping he will soon be back at Chelsea. We are very happy to welcome him to the club today.”
Sarr becomes Chelsea fourth signing of the season with the acquisition of Ben Chilwell, Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech.
The French defender made 119 appearances for Niece and also represented France from Under-16 to Under-21 levels and captained their Under-18s.
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva is understood to be on his way to Stamford Bridge and deal for Bayern Leverkusen Star Kai Havertz also set to be completed soon.