Chelsea sealed the signing of Denis Zakaria on transfer deadline day.
The 25-year-old joined Chelsea from Juventus amid Chelsea’s midfield crisis due to injuries.
The deal is a loan deal with an option to buy of £30m, and a potential five year contract.
The Swiss international has revealed his happiness at the opportunity to play for Chelsea.
Zakaria said: ‘”I want to say hi to all the Chelsea fans. I’m very happy and proud to be a Blue and I cannot wait to see you soon at Stamford Bridge.”
Chelsea chairman Todd Boehly said: “Denis is a talented midfielder with lots of quality and skill. He will add depth and range to our squad this season, and we are looking forward to watching him play in Chelsea blue.”
Behdad Eghbali and José E. Feliciano, co-controlling owners, added: “Denis brings top-level and international experience, and his mix of tenacity and great distribution will be assets to our team. We’re happy to have him with us and welcome him to London.”