The Senegalese international has penned a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge and will compete with Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero for a starting spot between the posts in the season ahead.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) September 24, 2020
“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.”
Very happy to be here! Come on the blues🔵 https://t.co/wnHCeO21j0
— Edouard Mendy (@EdouardMendy73) September 24, 2020
While the Blues’ director – Marina Granovskaia added that;
“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.”
The 28-year-old is not the first goalkeeper to make the move from Rennes to Chelsea. The Blues former star – Petr Cech also followed that path in 2004.