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Chelsea Blasted Over Its Latest Signing, Perceived To Be Fear Motivated

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Chelsea Blasted Over Its Latest Signing, Perceived To Be Fear Motivated

Martin Keown, a former Arsenal player, called Chelsea’s acquisition of Brighton defender Marc Cucurella a “panic buy.”

This Friday night marks the start of the Premier League, and Chelsea will play Everton.

Martin told White and Jordan, “Chelsea has gone out and paid £60-odd million for Cucurella – I think that’s nonsensical.

“It’s an incredible amount of money. I think it’s too much. Cucurella, as good as he is, I think there are still players out there that are better.

“To pay that kind of money with Ben Chilwell still there, [Marcos] Alonso’s still there. It does feel like it’s panic buying.”

Thomas Tuchel praised Chelsea’s decision to finalize the acquisition of the Spanish left-back, calling it fantastic.

The Spaniard, according to him, can play a variety of positions for Chelsea.

Cucurella’s acquisition by Chelsea from Brighton & Hove Albion has been officially announced and the 24-year-old is committed to the blues for six years.

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