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Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel has completed a transfer of Marc Cucurella on £62m deal from Brighton.


The Blues did the transfer on the last minute and Cucurella now closed the transfer of this summer as the premier league commence this evening.

Thomas Tuchel said: “He is hungry, mobile and a very intelligent player. 

“He can play several positions in our system. It opens some options like for Levi Colwill to maybe find some more game time elsewhere.”


Marc Cucurella, 24,who has inked a 6-year contract, is a left wing-back, but can still play in the back three. This gives the Blues a solution for there left wing-back, Ben Chilwel who is still recovering from injury.


“Following reports from numerous media outlets this week, we can confirm an agreement has been reached with Brighton and Hove Albion for the signing of Marc Cucurella.” Brighton twitted.


Immediately Cucurella signed for Chelsea, he told Briton that he is happy for the big opportunity to join the big Club.


Owner Todd Boehly added: “Marc is an elite defender of proven Premier League quality and he further strengthens our squad going into the new season.


“We continue to work on and off the pitch, and we’re delighted Marc will be a part of the present and future at Chelsea.” The club owner Todd Boehly said.


Among the signings that Tuchel has made this season, it include; Raheem sterling, Kalidou Koulibaly, Omari Hutchinson Gabriel slonina and Carney Chukwuemeka.


The Chelsea club is now set for the season. Their first game will be against Everton tomorrow.

Cucurella in Chelsea


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