Gary Lineker, Leicester City legend and sports broadcaster, has rated Chelsea’s new centre back Fofana higher than Arsenal’s William Saliba.
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Fofana joined Chelsea from Leicester City a few weeks ago for £75 million. Following the departures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen, Chelsea are looking to bolster their defence.
Fofana, a Frenchman, has signed a six-year contract with the Blues, and his departure from the Foxes has ‘gutted’ Gary Lineker. In reaction to the deal, he stated:
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“Gutted to lose him but wish Wesley Fofanaa well. Every player wants to play Champions League football so it’s understandable.
“Chelsea fans, you’ve got the most prodigiously talented young central defender in the world. Yes, I believe he’s that good.”