Chelsea and Brighton Agree to a Transfer Fee for Marc Cucurella
Chelsea Football Club and Brighton and Hove Albion have reached an agreement for the transfer of Marc Cucurella.
Transfer News expert, Fabrizio Romano confirmed the news on his official Twitter account on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022. According to reports, Chelsea paid £52.5 million for the defender and he is expected to sign a six-year deal.
Cucurella is expected to be in London on Thursday morning, August 4th, 2022 to complete his medicals. Manchester City were interested in signing the player but they could not agree on a transfer fee with Brighton.
The manager of Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel had in the past confirmed that his team needs to invest in defenders. Cucurella will be the second defender to join Chelsea sign Kalidou Koulibaly joined the Premier League club.