Chelsea Football Club has completed the signing of Mykhailo Mudryk from Shakhtar Donetsk for a reported €100 million. This transfer was a surprise for many, as it appeared that Arsenal were the favorites to land the highly-rated midfielder. Mudryk, the Ukrainian international, has spoken about his excitement to join the Chelsea family,
“I’m so happy to sign for Chelsea. This is a huge club, in a fantastic league and it is a very attractive project for me at this stage of my career. I’m excited to meet my new team-mates and I’m looking forward to working and learning under Graham Potter and his staff,”.
The contract is reportedly 7 years long till 2030, which shows the long-term commitment of the club to the midfielder. Chelsea expects Mykhailo Mudryk, a highly-rated midfielder with a lot of potential, to be a key player in the future. He will be joining a team that has been rebuilding under Potter, and his arrival is sure to add more depth to the squad. Chelsea’s Co-owners, Todd Boehly and Behded Eghbali, also expressed their excitement about the new signing,
“We are delighted to welcome Mykhailo to Chelsea. He’s a hugely exciting talent who we believe will be a terrific addition to our squad both now and in the years to come. He will add further depth to our attack and we know he’ll get a very warm welcome to London.”
It is clear that Chelsea’s owners and management are confident that Mykhailo Mudryk will be a valuable asset to the team and will contribute significantly to their success in the future. The transfer fee, which reportedly reached €100 million, was a major factor in Chelsea’s success in securing the player. Shakhtar was said to be unwilling to accept anything less, and this ultimately proved to be the decisive factor.