Torino’s Davide Zappacosta has moved into Chelsea for £23 ,000, 000, settling on a four-year agreement with the blues.
The Italy international defensive player surfaced as a an unexpected transfer objective for Chelsea on deadline day and a bargain has been completed.
Antonio Conte knows Zappacosta, after getting in touch with him for the Italian team in 2016.
The 25-year-old full-back was in fact at Torino since 2015, previously representing Atalanta in Serie A.
“It is a dream for me to join Chelsea and play in the Premier League,” Zappacosta told Chelsea’s website. “I am very excited to be here and start working with the team. I hope I can show my quality to the coach, my team-mates and the supporters.”