Date: 24th August 2012 at 7:43pm
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Chelsea have completed the signing of Spanish fullback Cesar Azpilicueta and he’s soon to be joined by Wigan’s Victor Moses as a fee has been agreed and he’s passed a medical, according to reports.

Azpilicueta will provide much needed competition for Branislav Ivanovic in the right-back position and the 22-year-old took part in training today and may even be in contention to play a part against Newcastle tomorrow, report Sky Sports.

The Blues confirmed the deal for the 22-year-old on the club’s official website:

“Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Cesar Azpilicueta.

“The 22-year-old right-back, who recently represented Spain at the London Olympics, arrives at Stamford Bridge following a two-year spell in France’s Ligue 1 with Marseille.”

Whilst Marseille’s own confirmation of the deal read:

“Cesar Azpilicueta transfer to Chelsea’s is official. The Spanish defender has signed with the Champions of Europe 2012.”

…I like that fact they mentioned that we’re European champions.

(Sky Sports)

Here’s a snippet of the interview he had with Chelsea TV…

Source: http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11668/8014372/Azpilicueta-joins-Chelsea