‘Top 10’ Chelsea in desperate need of a rebound… ‘The 2nd Ronaldo’ Felix leased
Chelsea, which is in a slump, has signed Portuguese striker Joao Felix (24) on loan.
On the 11th (Korean time), Chelsea announced the news of Felix’s loan signing through the club’s official website. Felix will play for Chelsea until the end of this season. His uniform number is 11.
According to British soccer media 90MIN, Chelsea paid 10 million euros (approximately 13.5 billion won) in rent to Atlético Madrid (Spain) for the signing of Felix. However, the option to fully recruit Felix in the upcoming summer was not included. In addition, Felix said that he had signed a renewal contract with his team Atletico until June 2027 before completing his Chelsea lease. He looks set to return to Atletico after leaving Chelsea on loan. 바카라사이트
Felix is one of the most expensive strikers in the world. He wore the Atletico uniform for a transfer fee of 113 million pounds (approximately 173 billion won) in 2019. He was also called ‘the second Ronaldo’ in the Portuguese national team and was expected. However, he fell into a severe slump this season. He played 14 league games, scoring only 4 goals and 3 assists. He was eventually pushed out as a bench member. Moved on loan to Chelsea, aiming for a rebound.
Felix’s arrival is a big boost for Chelsea, even if they’ve had a rough time. His performance has not been good this season due to a string injury. Even before the season, it was evaluated as a league favorite, but it is currently in 10th place (25 points). A rebound is desperately needed. Team striker Kai Havertz’s endless sluggishness, Christian Pulisic and Raheem Sterling were injured. With Felix coming, it is expected that tactical management will be able to breathe.
Felix said: “Chelsea is one of the best teams in the world. I want to help the team achieve their goals. I am so happy to be here and excited to play here.”