Chelsea complete the signing of Edouard Mendy

He Chelsea completed this Thursday the signing of the Senegalese goalkeeper Edouard mendy, from Rennes French and that he will fight for ownership with Spanish Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Mendy, 28, has signed a five-year contract with the Londoners, after spending a season at Rennes, where he arrived from Stade Reims.

“I am excited to join Chelsea. It is a dream for me to be part of this team and to work with Frank Lampard and his entire coaching staff. I am already looking forward to meeting my teammates and I can't wait to get started,” Mendy said in statements to Chelsea.

Mendy comes to Chelsea after a season at Rennes in which he conceded 31 goals in 33 games, leaving a clean sheet in 13 games.

The Senegalese goalkeeper helped the French club qualify for the Champions League for the first time by finishing third in the French league.