Chelsea committed a transfer blunder by accidentally announcing the signing of Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid on their mobile app. Whereas, the deal hasn’t officially been completed. It’s widely known that the Blues are keen on getting Mateo Kovacic this summer transfer window.
The Blues side reportedly agreed on a 45 million pounds deal to sing the Croatian playmaker this summer. The Blues side is allowed to buy the player despite being banned by FIFA from making any new signing over the next two transfer windows. That could happen because Mateo Kovacic was registered with the Blues last season even though he’s not joining The Stamford Bridge immediately. But due to the impending ban, Chelsea had to complete the permanent signing of Mateo Kovacic by the end of this June.
Although both parties haven’t officially confirmed the deal, Chelsea let slip that Mateo Kovacic has indeed joined to their side by posting an interview with the player on the club’s app, The 5th Stand. There is also a quote for Mateo Kovacic himself that says “It was an amazing feeling to sign for Chelsea, first on loan and now permanently.” He also said that it’s a fantastic club, with great teammates and he also thinks that they played a good style of football.
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Mateo Kovacic will be Frank Lampard‘s first signing in charge of Chelsea. Other than that the 25-year-old player seems to be Frank Lampard’s only signing for Chelsea during the summer transfer window, following the FIFA’s transfer ban. Frank Lampard in fact, unable to purchase any other player until this time next year.
Mateo Kovacic joined The Blues on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid on transfer deadline last August. And since he featured prominently under Chelsea’s former manager, Maurizio Sarri. He makes 51 appearances in all competitions. The former Dinamo Zagreb and Inter Milan is likely to enjoy mixed fortunes at The Stamford Bridge. He failed to score a single goal for the club, but mobile live casino Malaysia believed Chelsea still decides to sign him a permanent deal following a lengthy injury to Ruben Loftus Cheek.