Chelsea signs veteran goalkeeper Willy Caballero after contract ends with City

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Saturday July 1st, 2017

LONDON (AP) Premier League champion Chelsea has made Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero its first off-season signing to provide backup to Thibaut Courtois.

The 35-year-old Caballero was a free agent after a three-year spell at Manchester City ended.

Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo says Caballero ''knows the Premier League and is tried and tested at the top of the game.''

He replaces Asmir Begovic, who has left Chelsea for Bournemouth.

Caballero moved to the Premier League in 2014, linking him with Manuel Pellegrini, his manager from his Málaga days. 

 

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