MX23RW : Saturday, August 18 12:00:49

Kepa Arrizabalaga aspiring to become Chelsea legend

Kepa aspiring to become Chelsea legend
© Chelsea FC/Twitter
Kepa Arrizabalaga says that he "would like to be remembered" by Chelsea supporters long after leaving the club, which he intends to achieve through winning trophies.

Kepa Arrizabalaga has admitted that he wants to go down in history with Chelsea by winning a glut of major trophies at his new club.

The Spain international is officially the world's most expensive goalkeeper after joining from Athletic Bilbao in a £71.6m deal on Wednesday evening.

Kepa, who came close to signing for Real Madrid during the January transfer window, is hoping to repay the Blues' faith during his time in West London, having been talked into making the switch by compatriots Cesar Azpilicueta, Alvaro Morata and Pedro.

"I had excellent references from them about the club, knowing them and being able to talk to them has been a great support for me over the last few days," he told Chelsea's official app, The 5th Stand.

"And then of course there are many great players here, like N'Golo Kante, [Eden] Hazard, [Olivier] Giroud. It's a squad full of fantastic players. We have a very exciting season ahead of us, so let's go for it.

"All clubs need to fight to win titles and what all players want is to win. So what I would like is to win more titles for the club.

"This is what I aspire to do. I would like to be remembered at this club when I leave years down the line as a goalkeeper that has helped the club win a lot of titles and gone down in history in that way."

Kepa's switch to Chelsea paved the way for Thibaut Courtois to join Madrid in a rumoured £38m permanent transfer.

Share this article now:
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois warms up prior to a Premier League game in March 2018
Read Next:
Chelsea confirm Courtois exit, Kovacic arrival
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Premier League
Championship
Scottish League Cup
La Liga
DFB-Pokal
Serie A
Ligue 1
League One
League Two
National League
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Belgian Pro League
Russian Premier League
Brasileiro
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Welsh Premier League
NIFL Premiership
International Friendlies
Argentine Primera Division
Liga MX
Uruguayan Primera Division
Chinese Super League
Segunda Division
Ligue 2
Swedish Allsvenskan
Major League Soccer

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account