Kovacic excited, looks forward to great season at Chelsea

Mateo Kovacic
By Editor

New signing, Mateo Kovacic says he is excited to join English Premier League side Chelsea on a season-long loan, and is ready to do his best at the club.

The 24-year-old midfielder has been at Real Madrid for three seasons since joining from Inter Milan, and helped Croatia reach the final of the just-concluded World Cup in Russia.

He was unveiled by the Blues on Thursday – the deadline for transfers for premier League clubs.

“I am really happy and excited to be here. It is an amazing feeling,” Kovacic told Chelsea’s website.

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“I will try to do my best for this club. 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 added: “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.”

In Kovacic’s three seasons at Real Madrid, he helped the club win three Champions Leagues in a row.


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