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

Filipe Luis

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.

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