Chelsea signed Aston Villa’s Chokwemica for six years

LONDON: English Premier League rivals Chelsea and Aston Villa announced Thursday that Chelsea have signed a six-year contract with the English midfielder in ascent of Aston Villa’s Karne Chokwemica. The two teams announced last Tuesday that they have reached an agreement that provides for the transfer of Chukwemica from Aston Villa to Chelsea and that allows the player to travel to London to agree on the personal aspects of the agreement and undergo a medical examination. The two club they did not disclose any details on the financial aspects of the agreement, but i media Britons estimated it to be worth 20 million pounds (24.35 million dollars). Chukwemica joined Aston Villa Academy in 2016 and debuted in first team in 2021. Last season he participated in 12 Premier League games with the team. The Birmingham-based team finished 14th at the end of the season. “I am very happy and excited and look forward to playing for the team, meeting all the players and fighting to win games and titles with Chelsea,” 18-year-old Chukwimica told the site. web of Chelsea. Chukwimica won the U19 European Championship with England last month, and is the fourth player to have signed Chelsea during the transfer period in course, together with Raheem Sterling, Kalidou Koulibaly and the American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, who will remain in the ranks of the American Chicago Fire in loan during the 2022 – 2023 season. Chelsea, led by German manager Thomas Tuchel, will start their career in the new English Premier League season at Everton next Saturday. (Reuters)