Chelsea transfers: Filipe Luis says it is ‘perfect’ time to join Blues
Chelsea transfers: Filipe Luis reveals his delight to be joining the Blues after a fee was agreed with Atletico Madrid
Filipe Luis has revealed his delight to be joining Chelsea after the Blues agreed a fee with Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.
The 28-year-old, who made 44 appearances as Atletico won La Liga last season, is now set to discuss personal terms and have a medical with the west London club.
I felt positive sensations and when I got the offer
And the left-back says that he has always been a keen admirer of the Stamford Bridge outfit.
“I’ve always liked Chelsea, I see a lot of Premier League games.
“I also love the city when we played against them in the Champions League.
“I felt positive sensations and when I got the offer I thought it was the perfect chance to play in England.”
Luis has played 180 matches for Los Rojiblancos since arriving from Deportivo in the summer of 2010.