The eight players from France to grace the occasion in at Stamford Bridge
Meet the eight amazing signings of Chelsea, healing from France to set the standards high at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea have become one of the top sides in the Premier League after finding their feet in 2005. The Blues gained limelight under the reign of Portuguese tactician Jose Mourinho.
Jose Mourinho signed for Chelsea in 2004. Right after joining, the Portuguese made some notable signings for Chelsea that changed the image of the club.
Firstly, Peter Cech a club legend, joined Chelsea from Rennes in 2004. The Czech Republic international established himself as one of the finest shot stoppers in the Premier League.
Cech won over ten major honors with Chelsea, including four Premier League crowns and the 2012 Uefa Champions League title.
Didier Drogba another hit maker at Stamford Bridge also healed from France. The Ivorian international signed for the Blues from Marseille. Playing for over a decade, Drogba currently sit fourth as the club’s all-time top scorer.
Popularly known as the bull, Ghanaian midfielder Micheal Essien conquered the Premier League with his physique and aggressiveness.
How many Premier League titles did Micheal Essien won at Chelsea
Between the years 2005 and 2014, the ex Black Stars man won two Premier League titles.
Joining the Blues in 2007 from Lyon, Florent Malouda made over 120 appearance for Chelsea between 2007 and 2012. The left winger also paid his price, contributing to the club’s success in 2012.
Both joining Chelsea in 2012, Cezar Azpilicueta and Eden Hazard. Eden Hazard won the hearts of Chelsea fanatics with his dribbling skills. The Belgian played a key role as the Blues won 2013 and 2019 Europa League trophy.
Chelsea signings from Ligue-1 who won the 2021 Champions League
Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta has made over 300 outings for the London side. Azpilicueta played a huge role in Chelsea’s triumph in the 2021 Champions League.
The most recent additions form France to London are Eduardo Mendy and Thiago Silva.
Eduardo Mendy and Chelsea have been Chelsea great signings remembering the days of Terry and Cech.