Chelsea Football Club is known for their active involvement in the transfer market, and over the years they have signed players from numerous Premier League clubs. Chelsea's love for proven premier league players can't be compared to other English clubs, as they had signed several players from rival clubs in the league.
Few example of players whom Chelsea signed from other Premier League rival clubs includes Ashley Cole, Fernando Torres, Nicolas Anelka, Ngolo Kante, and many others.
In this article, we will look at the Premier League clubs who have had the most players signed by Chelsea.
Leicester City tops the list with a total of four players signed by Chelsea. NGolo Kante is the most notable signings from Leicester. The French midfielder was instrumental to the Leicester City historical Premier League title win in the 2015/16 season, which prompted Chelsea to pay £32 million to secure his signature in the summer of 2016.
In what was described as one of the greatest sporting stories of all time, Leicester were confirmed as champions of the 2015–16 Premier League, Ngolo kante moved to Chelsea after the triumph, and has proved to be a fantastic signing and crucial player for Chelsea, winning two Premier League titles, FA cup, Carabao cup, Europa League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup trophy with Chelsea so far.
Other players which Chelsea have signed from Leicester City includes Danny Drinkwater who joined Ngolo kante at Chelsea after one season, after kante left Leicester City, but the English man failed to have the same impact he had a Leicester City during his time with Chelsea.
Ben Chiwell, and Wesley Fofana are the other two players who moved from Leicester City to Chelsea, making them the premier league club Chelsea have signed more players from.
Chelsea have as well signed two players from Newcastle United and Arsenal respectively. Loic Remy, and Demba Ba from Newcastle, while Ashley Cole and Oliver Giroud joined Chelsea from Arsenal.
In conclusion, Chelsea has signed players from a wide range of Premier League clubs over the years, with Leicester City and Arsenal being the most prominent. However, the success of these signings has varied, with some players becoming key figures for the club, while others failed to live up to expectations. Nonetheless, Chelsea's willingness to sign players from rival Premier League clubs has been a key factor in their success over the years.
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