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Sport Chelsea sign former Nice defender Sarr on free transfer

14:00  10 october  2020
14:00  10 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Chelsea have made more moves to continue their recruitment drive by signing young French defender Malang Sarr on a free transfer . Malang Sarr made 20 appearances for Patrick Vieira’s Nice last season but left this summer after failing to agree a new contract.

Chelsea signed former Nice defender Malang Sarr on a free transfer on Tuesday. Sarr left Nice when his contract expired in the close season and agreed a five-year deal with the Premier Nice -born Sarr racked up more than 100 appearances at his hometown club since his senior debut aged just 17.

Chelsea signed former Nice defender Malang Sarr on a free transfer on Tuesday.

a group of young men playing a game of football: Chelsea have signed former Nice defender Malang Sarr (R) © REMY GABALDA Chelsea have signed former Nice defender Malang Sarr (R)

Sarr left Nice when his contract expired in the close season and agreed a five-year deal with the Premier League club.

The 21-year-old centre-back is seen as one for the future by Chelsea manager Frank Lampard and will be sent on loan this coming season to build his experience.

Nice-born Sarr racked up more than 100 appearances at his hometown club since his senior debut aged just 17.

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Chelsea have announced the signing of former Nice defender Malang Sarr on a five-year deal, with the 21-year-old set to spend the 2020-21 season out Sarr can be deployed at centre-back in a back four, the left side of a back three or at full-back and was the subject of interest from Bayer Leverkusen

He is eligible to play for Senegal due his parents, but he has represented France from Under-16 to Under-21 levels and captained their Under-18s.


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"The opportunity to sign Malang was one we could not miss," Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia told the club's website.

"He is a tremendous prospect and we will be monitoring him closely during his loan period, hoping he will soon be back at Chelsea.

"We are very happy to welcome him to the club today."

Sarr is Chelsea's latest signing in a busy close season that has seen the arrivals of Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell.

The Blues are also reportedly close to signing former Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva on a free transfer.

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