Baba Rahman to Chelsea Deal Done: Chelsea Transfer news

Chelsea has completed the deal of Ausburg left back Abdul Baba Rahman. The premier league champion agreed on the personal term with the player long ago. The both clubs have been negotiating about the transfer fee and others in the last week.

Now, according to transfer guru Gianluca Di Marzio, the deal is done and dusted. It is just a matter of time that Chelsea is going to announce it officially.

Baba Rahman to Chelsea Deal Done: Chelsea Transfer news

Baba Rahman to Chelsea Deal Done: Chelsea Transfer news


Chelsea Transfer News : Contract Details of Baba Rahman

It’s been long time both the clubs are negotiating with the transfer fees. As the report suggests, Chelsea agreed to a transfer fee around €20m and extra €5m to add-ons. The Ghana international has signed a five year contract at Stamford Bridge and will earn €3m per season.

Ausburg has signed him with only £2.5m last year and it is going to be a huge profit for them. Baba Rahman is going to be the most expensive singing of the Blues this season.

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Recent Performance of Baba Rahman

The 21 old Ghanaian full back was one of the best young players last year. He appeared in 29 games in Bundesliga last season with Ausburg FC. He has made on an average 3.5 tackles and 2.7 interceptions per game. He didn’t score any goal, but provided 4 assists. According to, he has been the highest rated Under-21 player in the top 5 European leagues.

Baba Rahman to Chelsea Deal Done: Chelsea Transfer news

Career Stats:

2011–2012Asante Kotoko250
2012–2014Greuther Fürth442
2014-2015FC Augsburg310

Baba Rahman to Chelsea Deal Done : Requirement of Chelsea

Baba Rahman has been fantastic in Bundesliga last season and he has lots of potential. As Filipe Luis resigned by Atlético Madrid, Chelsea has been looking for another player in that position. The way Cesar Azpilicueta performed last season, it’s tough for any full back to replace him as a starter. Baba Rahman is going to be the backup of Azpi.

After the awful performance of Branislav Ivanovic on the first match against Swansea in Stamford Bridge, there is a possibility that Jose to switch Azpilicueta on the right and use Baba Rahman in the left. But that is a long term factor, it is expected that Jose is not going to make any change anytime soon.

Wrap Up

The deal is already looking good for the Blues. With Abdul Baba Rahman joins Chelsea, Jose now will have an extra defensive option in his hand. He is only 21 years, so he can be a long time prospect for Chelsea. But can Baba Rahman live up to his expectation in Chelsea? Only time has the answer.