‘This is the reason I came to Chelsea’ – Chilwell claims £50m transfer has been justified

The England worldwide accomplished a giant-cash swap from Leicester in 2020 and has helped to ship home and continental progress

Ben Chilwell believes his choice to swap life at Leicester for that at Chelsea has been justified, with the England worldwide pointing to a spot in the semi-finals of the Champions League as assist for that declare.

The 24-12 months-outdated left-again accomplished a £50 million ($70m) swap to Stamford Bridge in the summer season of 2020.

He was a daily underneath Frank Lampard, earlier than having to combat for his place underneath Thomas Tuchel, however has loved his time in west London and helped the Blues to put themselves in rivalry for European glory alongside an FA Cup closing berth and a prime-4 standing in the Premier League.

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Chilwell advised talkSPORT heading into the first leg of a Champions League conflict with Real Madrid: “This is the reason I came to Chelsea. You need to be enjoying in so-known as cup finals each week once you’re difficult for prime 4.

“We’ve obtained Real Madrid on Tuesday, which is stuff as a child you dream about and we’ve obtained a cup closing.

“It’s a reason I came to Chelsea and we’re excited. Every week is going to be an essential recreation once we are difficult for silverware and prime 4. 

“The Euros on prime of that as effectively, we’re hoping to capitalise on that.”

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Chelsea will likely be in assured temper once they arrive in Madrid for a heavyweight encounter.

A 1-0 derby victory over West Ham was secured final outing, with Timo Werner grabbing an important winner towards the Hammers.

That success prolonged Tuchel’s unbeaten away document as Blues boss to 10 video games, with the German making the desired impression after succeeding a membership legend.

Chilwell added on the significance of claiming one other morale-boosting success: “(It was) large. Both groups are combating for prime 4.

“We’re roughly on the identical variety of factors, so we knew whoever received would have an excellent likelihood of getting in the prime 4.

“Thankfully we received and we knew earlier than the recreation the significance of it. The clear sheet is large and to get the aim we had been joyful for Timo.”

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