Kepa Arrizabalaga’s lawyers have paid his £72million release clause to La Liga as the goalkeeper closes in on his world-record move to Chelsea.
The Blues agreed to make the Athletic Bilbao No 1 the most expensive shot-stopper in history on Tuesday as they look to replace Real Madrid-bound Thibaut Courtois
Thibaut Courtois has gone on AWOL in other to force a move to Real Madrid, Chelsea have acted switfly to replace the Belgian.
Kepa is on the plane to London to complete his world record move to Chelsea.
Kepa is a spanish goalkeper, he was at th 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia a a third choice goalkeeper for Spain.
Mateo Kovacic is also expected at stamford bridge today to undergo his medical as he close in on a loan deal to Chelsea from Real Madrid.