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End of one of the 'novels' of the market: Cucurella, new Chelsea player

Published:5/08/2022 - 17:22h

Updated:5/08/2022 - 17:22h

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Marc Cucurella for the next six seasons after paying €68M to Brighton. It arrives to be the possible replacement of Marcos Alonso

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Marc Cucurella is the new player of Chelsea. It has arrived to an agreement with the group londinense to play in the Stamford Bridge by the next six seasons, until 30 June 2026, in return of 68 million euros for the Brighton. It arrives to reinforce a left side in front of the more than likely exit of Marcos Alonso with destination to the FC Barcelona, whose traspaso right now is slope of fringes.

In some statements to the official means of the club, Cucurella aimed that it is happy for having the opportunity to give a big jump in his career and arrive to one of the best teams of the world. "I am really happy. It is a big opportunity for me join me to one of the best clubs of the world and go to work hard to be happy here and help to the team", said the footballer of 24 years, that already works under the orders of Thomas Tuchel.

The exazulgrana has turned into the third Spanish player more expensive of the history (€68m), only surpassed by the €70m that paid the Manchester City by Rodri (Athletic of Madrid) and the €80m that disbursed Chelsea by Kepa Arrizabalaga in 2018 to the Athletic Club. Cucurella, on the other hand, lands in London after having been very related with the group 'citezen', after being a request expresses of Pep Guardiola.

Cucurella Approaches to Alonso to the Barça

The signing of the of Alella by Chelsea opens the way so that Marcos Alonso recale in the Spotify Camp Nou in brief. It is the big priority of the culés to reinforce his left side and both clubs are in negotiations right now to arrive to an agreement. The Madrilenian defender has left clear at all times that it wants to abandon the Stamford Bridge and attracts him the project of Xavi Hernández.

The traspaso could announce in the next days. 'Sportive world' has informed that Alonso already has sacked of the workers of Chelsea and could travel this weekend to the City Condal to fix the 'fringes' of his traspaso to the Barça. The operation is directed and allocated to complete . It would be the last signing of the culés of face to the season 2022-2023.

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