Chelsea has announced the signing of left back Baba Rahman from German side Augsburg FC. This transfer saga takes long time due to negotiations of both the clubs. Chelsea has announced the signing on Sunday after their defeat against Manchester City. Augsburg FC confirmed the deal in their website,

“Augsburg and Chelsea have agreed on an immediate transfer of left-back Baba Rahman. Both clubs have agreed not to disclose the fee.”

Transfer amount is not disclosed by the both of the clubs. But the rumor suggests, Chelsea has paid €20m and extra €5m to add-ons. The emerging young star who is very much unknown face in the international football. So here is top 5 unknown facts about Baba Rahman.

Read here : Pedro Signs for Chelsea

Five Unknown Facts About Baba Rahman:

Information About Baba Rahman

Started His Career at Dreamz Fc:

Baba Rahman literally started his career in Dreamz. He was joined the Ghana Division 2 club in 2011, where he delivered an excellent performance and later he was loaned to the Asante Kotoko F.C. of the Ghana Premier League.

Also Read : Chelsea Season Review 2014/15

Runners Up For The Discovery Of The Year Award:

He continued to performing well in the new club, Asante Kotoko FC
in the 2012-13 season. Due to his outstanding performance he was in the race to win the prestigious title of the Ghana football league Discovery of the Year Award. Though he was lost it to Joshua Oniku and had to find pleasure in being runners up.

Under The Radar Of Many European Giants:

While he was playing in the Asante Kotoko F.C. Many big European clubs made serious inquiries about the young player to be inducted as an asset to their respective team. Manchester City and Arsenal of the Premier League and Parma F.C. of the Italian Serie A are all in the list.

Top 5 Unknown Facts About Baba Rahman New Signing of Chelsea Baba Rahman
Highest Rated U21s : Europe’s Top 5 Leagues 2014/15

He signed to SpVgg Greuther Fürth:

Despite of many big clubs attention the Ghana International signed for SpVgg Greuther Fürth of Bundesliga on 12 June 2012. He said that he joined the club as the club promised,

“The best conditions in which to develop my career.”

In Greuther Fürth he scored his first two goals for the club in a derby against FC Nuremberg on August 11, 2014, when the club needed most.

His time in FC Augsburg:

He signed for FC Augsburg just the after he scored for Greuther Fürth in the derby. He played there with utter brilliance. He appeared in 31 matches for the Bundesliga side and made most tackles in the German top most division. That is much more than impressive.

Others information of Baba Rahman:

Personal information:

Full name: Abdul Rahman Baba

 Age: 21(2 July 1994).

Place of birth: Tamale, Ghana.

Height: 1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)

Top 5 Unknown Facts About Baba Rahman: New Signing of Chelsea Baba Rahman
Statistical Analysis of Baba Rahman 2014/15

Image Credit : WhoScored.com

Career Stats:

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

 Wrap up

Chelsea has a reputation for signing a lot of emerging young stars. Hazard, Oscar, Ramires, Mikel all were signed by the English side in their early 20s and all of them are playing successfully in Chelsea till today. So the signing of the new young starlet Baba Rahman seems like a good one. Now the time will tell what lies in the path of the future.

Also Read : Manchester United Goal Keeper Issue Getting Real