Marc Cucurella new Chelsea player for 65 million

The Chelsea has just made official the incorporation of Marc Cucurella, coming from Brighton & Hove Albion, for 65 million plus 8 in variables. The 24-year-old player from Alella signs for the London club after being approached by Manchester City, making the jump to one of the best teams in the world.

After a magnificent season in the Brighton, in his first season in the Premier League, Cucurella signs for a ‘bigsix’ taking a leap in quality at 24 years old. Last season he played a total of 38 games, scoring once and dishing out two assists. His reliability and speed down the flank has been key for the team that had a spectacular season, finishing ninth in the standings.

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The English club took over the Catalan player by paying the clause he had with Getafe, a club where he stood out for two seasons taking the team from the south of Madrid to Europe. His seasons as a azulón made Brighton bet on the lane, who paid out 18 million euros last year, nothing comparable to the price paid by the Chelsea. A season later, and having signed a great year, Alella’s man leaves for the London club for 65 million, rising to 73 million if the variables are met.

The Brighton has achieved one of the best deals for a player in recent times, obtaining a return of almost 50 million euros per player, a masterpiece of the sporting director. Now Cucurella faces the most important challenge in his career, that of playing for a Champions League team. Thomas Tuchelhis new coach, the lover of the defense of three with lanes, can be a great teacher for the Catalan, who has a magnificent opportunity to establish himself in one of the best clubs in the world.


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