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Chelsea FC Acquire Defender Davide Zappacosta from Torino

01 September 2017

The 25-year-old Italy worldwide left Rome's Ciampino airport on a private flight for London to undergo a medical early on Thursday.

According to the Daily Mail, the 25-year-old is on his way to London to undergo a medical.

The wing back signed a four-year deal.

Zappacosta, who's been capped by Italy, has put pen to paper on a four-year deal.

The latest reports claim that the Blues agreed on a deal to sign Torino right-back Davide Zappacosta.

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Chelsea boss Conte has been in the market for a right-sided player this summer, with bids being rejected for Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Bayern Munich's Rafinha.

Manager Antonio Conte was determined to add depth to his squad ahead of a long season that will see Chelsea fight for the English Premier League and Champions League.

Still, with failed pursuits for the likes of Alex Sandro, Antonio Candreva and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Conte turned to raid Serie A once again with a move for Zappacosta. I am very excited to be here and start working with the team.

Zappacosta is likely to be one of two Deadline Day signings Chelsea complete, with Danny Drinkwater also likely to be announced as a Chelsea player later this evening despite the deadline having now passed.

"I hope I can show my quality to the coach, my team-mates and the supporters", said Zappacosta.

Chelsea FC Acquire Defender Davide Zappacosta from Torino