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Confirmed: Chelsea Sign Goalkeeper For World Record Fee

Chelsea have completed their third signing of the transfer window, breaking the world record transfer fee for a goalkeeper that was recently set by Liverpool when the Reds purchased Brazil international Alisson Becker.

Click through the gallery above to see the five most expensive goalkeepers in history, according to the Daily Metro.

The Blues have confirmed that they have activated Spain international Kepa Arrizabalaga's release clause of £71 million to sign him from LaLiga side Athletic Bilbao.

"It’s a very important decision for me, for my career, and also for my personal life," Kepa told the club's official website.
 
"So many things attracted me to the club, all the titles the club has won, the other players, the city, the English Premier League. It’s an accumulation of things, and I am very glad Chelsea has decided to trust me and to take me in as well."
 
Arrizabalaga becomes Chelsea's third signing of the window, following the arrival of Jorginho from Napoli and Robert Green from Huddersfield Town.

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The 23-year-old, who is Spain's No. 2, made 54 appearances for Basque club, keeping 15 clean sheets in total.

What do you make of Chelsea's transfer business so far in this window? Have your say in the comments section below. 

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