Real Madrid has officially announced the permanent transfer of Mateo Kovacic to Premier League side, Chelsea.
The club announced on their website that Chelsea has acquired the services of Kovacic on permanent basis — signing a five years deal in London — and thanked the Croatian for his time at the Spanish Capital.
• Few days ago, we reported on the transfer of Kovacic from Real Madrid to Chelsea, you can read the details here Chelsea beats deadline to make Kovacic’s move permanently
Chelsea also made a statement of their own to further confirm the deal, with a tweet saying “Mateo Kovacic is here to stay”.
He made 51 appearances for the Blues last season while on loan, and lifted the UEFA Europa league title with them in Baku.