Chelsea have completed the signing of highly rated 19 year old Midfielder – Cesare Casadei from Inter Milan for a guaranteed €15M fee and a further €5M in add ons, per reports from Fabrizio Romano.
The Italian international was a subject of interest from Italian side Sassuolo and French side OGC Nice but Chelsea have won the race for his signature. The Midfielder joined Inter back in 2018 from fellow Italian side Cesena and was recently included in the Guardian’s yearly Next Generation list.
Casadei is expected to join a six year deal and should should be in London this week to undergo his medical and sign all necessary documents. The 19 year old is viewed as a player for the future and is expected as is Carney Chukwuemeka and Omari Hutchinson. He will join up with Chelsea’s premier league 2 side to aid his development.
Casadei becomes Chelsea’s fifth signing of the summer following deals for Raheem Sterling, Khalidou Koulibaly, Carney Chukwuemeka and 18 year old goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina