Chelsea have signed one other Bundesliga participant, Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year contract.
The deal is reportedly value about £71m.
Kai is the second Chelsea signing from Germany. He adopted Timo Werner from RB Leipzig.
His arrival additionally adopted different new faces similar to Hakim Ziyech, Ben Chilwell and Thiago Silva, as Frank Lampard’s squad for the forthcoming season takes form.
Chelsea have additionally signed younger French defender Malang Sarr who’s going out on mortgage with a view to gaining extra expertise earlier than he’s concerned.
Havertz had this to say on changing into a Chelsea participant. ‘I am very happy and proud to be here, For me it is a dream come true to play in a big club like Chelsea and I can’t wait to satisfy all of the gamers and the trainers. Yeah, I’m very comfortable to be right here!’
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: ‘Kai is without doubt one of the finest gamers of his age in world soccer, so we’re very comfortable that his future lies at Chelsea.
“He has confirmed pedigree in top-of-the-line leagues in Europe, he performs for the German nationwide facet and he’s an thrilling, dynamic expertise. We are delighted to have the ability to add his versatility and high quality to the squad earlier than the season begins.’
Tall (he’s 6ft 2in), quick and technically wonderful, the 21-year-old has proven spectacular versatility given his age.
Predominantly a central attacking midfielder identified for his correct and incisive passing, together with a capability to retain possession in tight areas and win the ball again in superior positions, Havertz additionally performed huge on the appropriate earlier in his profession, slicing inside onto his favoured left foot.