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Xavier Mbuyamba, a former Barcelona starlet has signed for English Premier League club, Chelsea.

Xavier Mbuyamba who plays as a defender had verbally agreed to leave Barcelona for Chelsea and arrived in England on Thursday to seal the deal.

The 18-year-old Dutchman has now signed a three-year deal at Stamford Bridge and will be playing for the club’s academy before he gets a chance to break into the first-team.

On signing for Chelsea, Mbuyamba said on Instagram: “Very happy to announce that I’m a Blue now. Ready to work hard and make the club proud.”

Mbuyamba becomes the Blues’ third statement signing following Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner to Chelsea.

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