Chelsea completes signing of Malang Sarr from Nice


Premier League side, Chelsea have completed the signing of Malang Sarr from Nice on a five years deal.

The 21-year-old Frenchman who became a free agent when his Nice contract expired on 30 June have been on the blues radar ever since the transfer window opened.

Malang Sarr will however play no part for Chelsea next season as he will spend the 2020-21 season out on loan to gain more experience.

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Speaking about the new signing, Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said:

“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.”

Sarr is a France Under-21 international and made 119 appearances for Nice, scoring three goals.

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He is Chelsea’s fourth signing of the summer and their second in two days after the arrival of left-back Ben Chilwell, 23, from Leicester.

The Blues had earlier signed winger Hakim Ziyech, 27, from Ajax and striker Timo Werner, 24, from RB Leipzig as they hope to surpass their achievement for last season season where the only finish third place

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