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Sport Chelsea sign Rennes goalkeeper Mendy

13:05  24 september  2020
13:05  24 september  2020 Source:   msn.com

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On signing Mendy , Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: ‘As soon as Petr Cech and our technical team identified Edouard as the most suitable The 28-year-old is not the first goalkeeper to make the move from Rennes to Chelsea . A certain Petr Cech also followed that path in 2004.

Chelsea hope to persuade Rennes to sell Édouard Mendy , despite having their first offer of €16m (£14.2m) for the goalkeeper rejected. Frank Lampard is keen to sign a new goalkeeper after losing faith in Kepa Arrizabalaga, who has failed to convince since moving to Stamford Bridge for a world

Chelsea on Thursday announced the signing of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from Rennes on a five-year deal.

a person throwing a ball: Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has joined Chelsea © FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has joined Chelsea

The Senegalese international will compete with Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero for a starting spot at Stamford Bridge.

"I am so excited to be joining Chelsea," said Mendy. "It's a dream for me to be a part of this exciting squad and to work with Frank Lampard and all of his coaching staff.

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Rennes have confirmed they are in discussions with Chelsea over a move for goalkeeper Edouard Mendy . The Blues are pushing to add the Senegal Rennes president Nicolas Holveck confirmed the talks with Chelsea at a press conference on Wednesday, saying the 28-year-old had expressed his

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has insisted that his side signed goalkeeper , Eduoard Mendy from Rennes in order for the Senegalese international to provide competition for the Blues first-choice keeper , Kepa at Stamford Bridge. Mendy underwent his Chelsea medicals on Tuesday.

"I look forward to meeting my team-mates and can't wait to get started."

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: "As soon as Petr Cech and our technical team identified Edouard as the most suitable goalkeeper to complement our existing group, there was only one player we wanted to bring in."

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