Chelsea sign Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall from Leicester for around £30m

Midfielder back with Enzo Maresca at Stamford BridgeTransfer will help Leicester in regards to PSR limits

Chelsea have signed Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall from Leicester for around £30m. The 25-year-old has agreed a six-year contract at Stamford Bridge and is reunited with Enzo Maresca, having worked with the Italian at the King Power Stadium last season.

The midfielder’s departure is a blow for Leicester before their return to the Premier League but the transfer will help significantly in their attempts to stay within the division’s profitability and sustainability rules (PSR). The fee is recorded as pure profit as Dewsbury-Hall came through the ranks at Leicester. He made 120 appearances for the the club, scoring 17 goals, 12 of which came last season as the club won immediate promotion back to the top-flight.

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