Official: Chelsea sign Marco Amelia

Official: Chelsea sign Marco Amelia

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Chelsea Football Club have announced the signing of a new goalkeeper Marco Amelia.

A statement on the official website read:

”Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Marco Amelia.”

”The goalkeeper arrives on a free transfer to provide highly experienced cover following the injury to Thibaut Courtois last month, and has signed a contract until the end of the season.”

”Amelia, a full Italy international, signed with Serie B side Perugia last season having previously spent four years with AC Milan.”

”He began his career with Roma before making his name with Livorno, enjoying subsequent spells with Palermo and Genoa.”

”The 33-year-old will wear the number 32 jersey, and will be available for our Premier League game against Aston Villa”