Chelsea signs long-term deal with Wesley Fofana

Fofana, 21, has signed a seven-year deal at Stamford Bridge.

Published : Aug 31, 2022 18:39 IST

Leicester City’s Wesley Fofana celebrates scoring their third goal against Hull City in a pre-season friendly on July 20, 2022.
Leicester City’s Wesley Fofana celebrates scoring their third goal against Hull City in a pre-season friendly on July 20, 2022. | Photo Credit: REUTERS
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Leicester City’s Wesley Fofana celebrates scoring their third goal against Hull City in a pre-season friendly on July 20, 2022. | Photo Credit: REUTERS

Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign France Under-21 international central defender Wesley Fofana from Leicester City, the two clubs announced on Wednesday.

Fofana, 21, has signed a seven-year deal at Stamford Bridge, the London outfit said.

The transfer fee is undisclosed but reports in the UK said Chelsea would pay £70 million ($81.3m) plus bonuses for the former Saint-Etienne player.

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