Official: Chelsea Complete €25m Deal For Flying Left-Back Abdul Rahman Baba

Chris Wright

16th, August 2015

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The deal is done. Chelsea have signed themselves a new left-back in the shape of Abdul Rahman Baba – just hours after going down 3-0 against Manchester City at the Etihad.

The Blues have handed Bundesliga side Augsburg a reported €25million for the privilege, with the 21-year-old Ghanaian international signing a long-term contract at Stamford Bridge.

Both clubs have made the news official this evening, with Chelsea opting for a particularly flattering photo of their new man…

Not that Augsburg’s chosen image was much better…

Baba is a full-back of the “flying” variety who will most likely provide cover for auxiliary first-choice left-back Cesar Azpilicueta to begin with.

Rather pleasingly, he began his career in his native Ghana playing for these guys…

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  1. bob says:

    August 16th 2016 – ‘Augsburg are delighted to anounce the re-signing of Rahman. The left back has opted to re-joined the club from Chelsea, for whom he played 3 times in the 2015/16 season.’

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