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Chelsea Signs Goalkeeper Mendy For £22m From Rennes

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Chelsea Signs Goalkeeper Mendy For £22m From Rennes

Chelsea has signed goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from Rennes, on a five-year deal.

The Senegalese international who cost the Blues £22m, will compete with Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero for a starting spot between the posts in the season ahead.

After signing his long-term contract with the Blues, Mendy said: ‘I am so excited to be joining Chelsea. It’s a dream for me to be a part of this exciting squad and to work with Frank Lampard and all of his coaching staff. I look forward to meeting my team-mates and can’t wait to get started.’

On signing Mendy, Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: ‘As soon as Petr Cech and our technical team identified Edouard as the most suitable goalkeeper to complement our existing group, there was only one player we wanted to bring in. Edouard arrives following a season of real success with Rennes, he is ambitious for more, and we welcome him to our club.’

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