Chelsea Defender Reported Set to Join Another Premier League Club
Chelsea Football Club is set to allow one of its defenders, Emerson Palmieri to leave the club for West Ham United.
The defender has always played second-fiddle to every left-back that has been at Chelsea since he joined from Roma in 2018. Transfer News expert, Fabrizio Romano confirmed the news on his official Twitter account on Monday, August 22nd.
The 28-year-old was sent on loan last season away to the Ligue 1 where he played his football for Olympique Lyon. He played 29 games for the French club, he scored just one goal.
Emerson is the first to join the Hammers from Chelsea since Kurt Zouma switched sites during the summer of 2021. West ham will pay £13 million plus add-ons of £ 2 million.