Chelsea complete £20m transfer of Carney Chukwuemeka from Aston Villa

Chelsea full the £20m signing of Carney Chukwuemeka from Aston Villa after seeing off competitors from Dortmund and Barcelona for the highly-rated midfielder

  • Carney Chukwuemeka has signed a six-year contract to affix Chelsea
  • England Under 19 worldwide had rejected a contract provide from Aston Villa
  • Borussia Dortmund and Barcelona had additionally proven curiosity within the midfielder 

Chelsea have confirmed the £20m signing of Carney Chukwuemeka from Aston Villa.

The Blues have seen off competitors from Borussia Dortmund and Barcelona to land the midfielder simply someday forward of the brand new Premier League season.

The 18-year-old had beforehand rejected a brand new contract at Villa, with it being understood he wished £100,000 per week, and he has now agreed a six-year deal at Stamford Bridge.

Carney Chukwuemeka has completed his £20million move to Chelsea from Aston Villa

The midfielder has revealed his delight on his move to Stamford Bridge

Carney Chukwuemeka has accomplished his £20million transfer to Chelsea from Aston Villa

The England Under 19 worldwide admitted he’s now relieved the deal has been accomplished and that he can now lastly absolutely give attention to his recreation.

‘It’s been fairly hectic however I couldn’t get Chelsea out of my head the previous couple of days so I’m simply completely happy and relieved that it’s all accomplished’, he advised Chelsea’s website.

‘I’m so excited and simply can’t wait to get on the pitch, meet all of the gamers and attempt to win video games and trophies with Chelsea.’

Chukwuemeka stands outside Chelsea's training ground at Cobham after completing move

Chukwuemeka stands exterior Chelsea’s coaching floor at Cobham after finishing transfer

The highly rated midfielder is understood to have penned a deal across six years

The extremely rated midfielder is known to have penned a deal throughout six years

AC Milan had supplied £3m previous to Chelsea agreeing to fulfill Villa’s asking worth. 

Chukwuemeka had a yr left on his Villa deal however had opted towards signing an extension resulting from considerations about his taking part in time. He made 14 appearances final season however solely three of them had been begins.

Villa CEO Christian Purslow as soon as described him as ‘in all probability the perfect 16-year-old in England’ and he starred for the Young Lions throughout the summer season, serving to them win the Under 19 Euros and being named within the staff of the match.

Chelsea have raided Aston Villa to sign highly-rated midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka

Chelsea have raided Aston Villa to signal highly-rated midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka

The U19 Euros winner made 14 Villa appearances last term, but only three of them were starts

The U19 Euros winner made 14 Villa appearances final time period, however solely three of them had been begins

Meanwhile, Chelsea are near signing Marc Cucurella from Brighton for round £52.5million.

Brighton insisted on Wednesday evening no settlement had been reached regardless of widespread stories on the contrary, however figures near the deal are adamant the deal will undergo.

A medical is booked for Thursday and Cucurella is poised to signal a six-year contract.