Chelsea FC has officially announced the signing of Ross Barkley from Everton FC on a long-awaited transfer for Chelsea fans and manager, Antonio Conte.
The English midfielder, Ross Barkley, has expressed his happiness of joining the Blues, Chelsea, and said:” I am overwhelmed, I am looking to play with Chelsea and I am really excited to start.”
Barkley continued:” It’s unbelievable for me to join a new club like Chelsea FC, I am looking to improve and score goals and have a good form, like the end of last season.”
Knowing that Ross Barkley didn’t play with his previous team, Everton FC, due to a surgery and hamstring injury.
Ross Barkley will be handed the number eight shirt, 8, which was the shirt number worn by the Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard, who played for Chelsea for 13 years, from 2001 until 2014, and made 648 appearances and scored 211 goals in all competitions, and was one of all time Chelsea’s legends and has won several trophies with the Blues such as the Premier League and Champions League.
Barkley has played already 150 games in the Premier League for Everton, and have was included in the squad with England in the World Cup and Euros.
We are excited about Ross Barkley playing with Chelsea and making his debut!