'We've signed the new Azpilicueta': Tuchel's first words on Cucurella signing

'We've signed the new Azpilicueta': Tuchel's first words on Cucurella signing
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Marc Cucurella is a Chelsea player and could even make his debut for the club against Everton tomorrow.

Thomas Tuchel has spoken of the latest signing: "I’m very excited about what he can bring. He’s a fantastic player, a fantastic guy.

"I don’t want to get too excited, but I have the feeling we signed the new Azpilicueta, in terms of his mentality, attitude, even in terms of his position, just with a left foot. He can play in the back three, he can play wing-back and he is a very nice, very humble guy with his personality.

"He is a fantastic player, a very intelligent player, who is very strong on the ball, aggressive off the ball, mobile, hungry, with a good attitude. So I’m very, very happy that he joins us."

Cucurella is a very versatile defender who can play three different positions. Azpi, of course, is the club's current captain who has played 476 times for the Blues - if Cucurella can be as good as him, Chelsea have a future legend on their hands.

Source: Chelsea