Axel Disasi: What can he add to Chelsea FC?
Chelsea Football Club have confirmed the signing of a top class defender, Axel Disasi from Ligue 1 side, AS Monaco on a long term deal.
Why did Chelsea sign Axel Disasi?
Chelsea made the signing as a replacement for the injured Wesley Fofana who would be out for almost half of the 2023/2024 season after tearing his ACL before the pre-season of the Blues.
What can Axel Disasi bring to Chelsea?
The young defender is known for his strength and pace, this is an attribute that will make him settle quickly into the Premier League.
He has confidence whenever he is on the ball, and also has the ability to play in midfield when the opportunity arises, he can also build an attack from defence and has an eye for a sudden, line-splitting pass.
When did Axel Disasi make his international debut?
The 2022 FIFA World Cup which was hosted in Qatar was the first time, he played for the French national team. He made his debut in France’s final group match against Tunisia, when Deschamps rotate the squad having already booked qualification to the second round.
He played as a right-back in the final match as a substitute, in the last minutes of stoppage time against Argentina.
Only two outfielders amassed more minutes in Ligue 1 in 2022-23 than Axel Disasi (3,330), while he was the only Monaco outfield player to appear in all 38 of their league matches