Confirmed- Chelsea have snapped a deal for “next Andre Iniesta”

Aleksandr Golovin's team-mate appears to confirm star has joined Chelsea

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Several reports have linked Chelsea with a move for CSKA Moscow star Aleksandr Golovin with his former team-mate Sergey Chepchugov confirming the deal has been done on social media.

Chepchugov wrote on Instagram about how happy he was for Golovkin, and that he always knew the Russia international would join a big club.

And the stopper mentions Chelsea in the post, leading excited Blues fans to declare Golovin a Blue.

Chepchugov wrote: “When you @ alex_golovin17 came to the main team, # CSKA! I immediately told you, you will also train.

“Two years later you will get to the European team. Today, a lot of advice, and attention! I wish you to feel happy at #Chelsea. Have fun, great career !!!”

Russia international Golovin has been linked with a move to a major European side after impressing for his country in their surprise run to the World Cup quarter-finals.

The 22-year-old has been widely tipped to join Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea, with the Blues having already moved to strengthen their midfield options with the signing of Jorginho from Napoli.

The Russian star has drawn comparison from former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Andre Iniesta due to his style of play.

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