Done deal: Chelsea player completes transfer to Southampton

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Southampton have signed Chelsea defender Dynel Simeu on a permanent transfer.

The 19-year-old wrote on Twitter on Monday: “Unfortunately it’s time to say my goodbyes to @chelseafc. I have spent 6 great years at the club. Grown from a young boy to a man.

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“I would like to express my gratitude to the Chelsea staff for giving me a platform to become a professional footballer. Teammates who have become very good friends. Supporters who have followed my journey. However I am ready to begin a new challenge else where.”

Chelsea released a statement on the transfer: “We thank Dynel for his time at the club and wish him well in the future.”

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