Prior to his arrival in the south of England, the Catalan left-footer’s football career took place in his native Spain, where he progressed through the ranks of Espanyol before joining Barcelona at the age of 14.
the spanish player Marc Cucurella has signed for Chelsea a six-year contract from the Brighton & Hove Albionreported this Friday the London club.
The defender arrives at the London club after turning 24 and after a good debut season in the premier league with the “seagulls”, during which he played 38 games in all competitions and scored his only goal in his penultimate home game against Man Utdadd a note of Chelseawhich according to the British press could have paid 68 million euros for the former player of the Barcelona.
cucurella He has quickly adapted to English football, playing in a variety of positions on the left flank, including full-back and centre-back, the club said.
“I’m very happy. It’s a great opportunity for me to join one of the best clubs in the world and I’m going to work hard to be happy here and help the team,” he said. cucurella after signing for the Chelsea.
For his part, the president of the club, Todd Boehleynoted that “Marc is an elite defender of proven quality in the premier league and further strengthens our team for the new season.”
“We continue to work on and off the field and we are delighted that Marc is part of the present and the future in the Chelsea“, he added.
Before playing in the south of England, the Catalan’s football career took place in his native Spain, where he progressed through the ranks of Espanyol before joining Barcelona at the age of 14, indicates the note.