Chelsea have announced the signing of Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic who has joined from Real Madrid on a season-long loan.
Th former Inter Milan midfielder joined as part of the deal that made Thibaut Courtois joined the UCL Champions.
“I am really happy and excited to be here at Chelsea. It is an amazing feeling. I will try to do my best for this club,” Kovacic told Chelsea’s official website.
“It is a new league for me, the beginning is always tough but I am sure the coach and my new team-mates will help me and I am looking forward to a great season.”
Chelsea Director, Marina Granovskaia told Chelsea’s official website, “We are very happy to welcome Mateo to the Chelsea family.
“He is a perfect fit for us this season, his style is well suited to how Maurizio wants to play and we are sure he will prove to be a valuable asset for the club.”