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Official: Chelsea Announce Shock Signing

Official: Chelsea Announce Shock Signing

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By Keegan Kruger - Jul 26, 2018 10:09 AM @KeeganKruger

Premier League outfit Chelsea have confirmed the surprising signing of a new goalkeeper on a one-year deal.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see pictures of Chelsea's latest signing.

On Thursday, the Blues completed the signing of former England international Robert Green, who will provide back-up to Thibaut Courtois and Willy Caballero.

The 38-year-old, who has represented the likes of Norwich City, West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers and has plenty of English top-flight experience, joins the club from Huddersfield Town.

Green has since admitted that the past 24 hours has been a rollercoaster ride for him, but is delighted to have been given the opportunity to join the Blues.

"It has been a whirlwind 24 hours. You are thinking about your career and where you want to go, and then you get a phone call like this, and it is a short conversation," the goalkeeper told Chelsea's official website.

"It has been a pretty dramatic time for me, and I cannot wait to get started. I am absolutely delighted, and it is a thrill and an honour to be here."

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Green has made 638 appearances in total in his senior career so far, keeping 181 clean sheets along the way.

What do you make of Chelsea's new signing? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Derrick.com Joined: 23 Aug 2016
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Derrick.com Jul 26, 2018 11:22 PM
what is happening with this old age home now jerrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Mystique-Luu Jul 26, 2018 04:44 PM
Haikhona my team A 38 Years !!!!
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Pirates_999 Jul 26, 2018 03:25 PM
Reading is also a skill, read before you comment. They bought this guy as a back-up to their keepers should something happen samething was done by Chiefs when Khune was injured they brought Arthur Bartman to provide back-up in Khune's absence
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Iyooh 38yr
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Chelsea is becoming a stupid team now, what really happened
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Mentashe Jul 26, 2018 12:17 PM
Mr 2010
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Breezy@1985 Jul 26, 2018 11:43 AM
This simply mean Courtoius is off to Real Madrid...Watch the space..
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Zothani_Linda Jul 26, 2018 10:58 AM
What the hell? Why did they sell Peter Chec again?..
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