Barcelona confirm signing of Andreas Christensen | OneFootball
Barcelona confirm signing of Andreas Christensen
Barcelona have followed up the signing of Franck Kessie by confirming the arrival of centre-back Andreas Christensen on a free transfer from Chelsea.
Christensen let his Chelsea contract run down and agreed a move to Barcelona months ago, bringing to an end a ten-year spell at Stamford Bridge which yielded both Champions League and Europa League glory.
Christensen has penned a four-year contract at Camp Nou and has been handed a release clause worth a cool €500m.
The 26-year-old will be presented to the fans on Thursday.
Christensen will be hopeful of cementing a permanent starting spot in Barcelona's side, but manager Xavi has plenty of options at centre-back, namely Ronald Araujo, Gerard Pique and Eric Garcia.
Space is being made through the departures of Clement Lenglet and Samuel Umtiti. The former is close to joining Tottenham on a season-long loan, while the latter has been tipped to return to France with Rennes.
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