Blues Board announce Brand new signing READY for Chelsea

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Co-sporting directors Paul Winstanley and Laurence Stewart have both welcomed the CHELSEA signing of Tosin Adarabioyo.

It was believed that a move to Newcastle was going to happen – the Toon were leading the chase for Tosin – they were ready to meet his demands and to be honest – it seemed that wewere not interested.

However after swooping in late to get the man all signed up – The 26-year-old has signed a four-year contract – which begins on July 1 – and arrives from west London neighbours Fulham.

Co-sporting directors Paul Winstanley and Laurence Stewart said: ‘We are delighted to bring Tosin to Chelsea. Throughout his career, he has showcased his maturity and defensive qualities and has gained a wealth of experience in the Premier League in recent seasons.

‘He is ready to make the step up to Chelsea and work alongside the talented players in our squad. We look forward to Tosin joining up with us for pre-season.’

Adarabioyo told the club website: ‘Growing up, CHELSEA has always been a club that have performed well and one that have had great players and teams to watch. Chelsea have won big trophies and long may it continue.

‘I’m here to win. I want to win. It’s as simple as that really. I just want to keep working and pushing the team and the club in the direction we want to go in. I’m excited to get going.’

‘I’ve developed leaps and bounds,’ he continued. ‘I’ve become a man and established myself as a top Premier League centre-half. That’s why I’ve joined Chelsea.

‘Being a leader comes to me naturally. It’s something that is required of a centre-half. It’s an important responsibility. I want to come here and push the boys on as much as we can.’

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