Chelsea closing in on former Barcelona defender
CHELSEA are supposedly near signing former Barcelona defender Xavier Mbuyamba to Stamford Bridge on a free transfer.
The 18-year-old will thrive in the Premier League, he has already been dubbed next Virgil van Dijk, left Barcelona due to lack of games.
Xavier Mbuyamba played in only three Uefa Youth League games for Barcelona during the 2019/20 season, and he has left to proceed with his development somewhere else.
As indicated by report, Chelsea are set to sign the defender, with Frank Lampard said to be a tremendous fan of the youngster.
Xavier Mbuyamba won’t be playing with the first team straight away, as Frank Lampard proceeds with his quest for an accomplished centre-back.
Chelsea were in pole position to sign Mbuyamba after the player was regarded as surplus to prerequisites by the Blaugrana.
Remarking on his future prior this year, Xavier Mbuyamba’s agent Carlos Barros revealed to VI how Chelsea are desperate to sign his client.