The acquisition of Leicester City defender in during the transfer window is hailed as the wisest signing of the summer. Leicester City allows their Fofana to move to West London after weeks of negotiation between the citizens club and Chelsea.
Chelsea signed Wesley Fofana in the summer from Leicester City for a whooping sum of cash. The amount paid underlined reports headlines in Europe and major Newspaper in the summer. The fees Chelsea paid on Wesley Fofana made the 21 years old the second highest signing defender after Liverpool Virgil Van Dijk from Southampton.
Wesley Fofana has only featured for the blues once in the UEFA Champions League before the departure of French Manager, Thomas Tuchel. The French Manager brought Fofana to Stamford Bridge but only to be relieved of his duty as the club Manager. Fofana has only enjoy a few minutes of football action under the French Manager was told to go.
The sudden departure of the French manager caused uproar among football lovers around the globe. Chelsea have since named Graham Potter as their new head Coach succeeding Thomas Tuchel. The new Manager has overseen a match played under him which ended in draw at the Stamford Bridge stadium.
The new Manager has not played a competitive Premier League match for Chelsea upon his arrival in London. The blues match against Liverpool has been postponed and their second match also postponed owing to celebration currently ongoing in London.
However, Chelsea stole the headlines of summer signing as praises continue to showers on the acquisition of the french defender. Many pundits have labelled the signing as the wisest of summer signings. Many labelled the player as Rose Royce defender. The title of Rose Royce underlines the enigmatic energy the French guy has brought to Chelsea.
At his age, Fofana seems to be jewel among his compatriots. The defender was highly sorted after by many Europe clubs. It was Chelsea who stole the signature of the player before summer transfer window closes. Fans are yet to catch the glimpse of what Fofana can do at the Bridge owing to the postponement of matches in London.
The arrival of the player has added options to Chelsea back line. The Chelsea defense was looking thin before the arrival of Fofana in the summer. His addition has added fire power to the back line and many options available for the blues. The defender will be a joy to watch as their are many matches to play this season.
Chelsea have had several energetic and enigmatic defender before. The likes of John Terry, Ricardo Cavalho, Brazilian Alex, Ivanovic says much about the number of categories of defenders that have played for the blues. The french the defender will be tolling the same line those before him tolled.
A simple advise to Fofana is that he should do what he could to register himself in the Manager’s heart. That would afford him more playing time as the season unfolds. Such good performance would earn him a good play time under the new manager.
The player’s arrival has boost competition among Chelsea defenders. Thiago Silver is the oldest among the defenders. The Brazilian celebrated his 38th years birthday few hours ago. Fofana could be a direct replacement for the Brazilian when he throw in the towel. While Fofana play with him, he could as well learn more from the Brazilian.