Chelsea sign Amelia on free trans­fer

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Chelsea have com­pleted the sign­ing of for­mer AC Mi­lan goal­keeper Marco Amelia.

The 33-year-old ar­rives on a free trans­fer to pro­vide cover for As­mir Be­govic and Thibaut Cour­tois, who is re­cov­er­ing from knee surgery and isn’t ex­pected to re­turn un­til De­cem­ber.

Amelia has signed a con­tract with the Premier League cham­pi­ons that will ex­pire at the end of the sea­son.

The Ital­ian, who has been capped nine times by his na­tional side, has been handed the No.32 shirt and is avail­able for Chelsea’s clash with As­ton Villa on Oc­to­ber 17.

Jose Mour­inho

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