As England international Ben Chilwell's tenure at Leicester City comes to an end, the 23-year-old has signed a five-year contract with the Premier League Chelsea. Chilwell made his debut for Leicester in 2015 at the age of 18.

Expressing his delight, Chilwell said in a statement: "I am delighted to be joining Chelsea at this very exciting time for the club. I'm looking forward to being a part of this young, dynamic squad led by Frank Lampard as we challenge for honors next season. I can't wait to get started and hopefully it won't be long before we're playing in front of the Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge."

Over 120 Appearances for Leicester City

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Chilwell is one of the most established and promising full-backs in the Premier League having made over 120 appearances for Leicester City. He has played a total of 99 times in the Premier League, claiming nine assists and four goals. He featured in the Champions League for the first time in 2016/17 as Leicester topped their group before going out in the quarter-finals to Atletico Madrid.

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: "We are very pleased to have completed our third addition to our exciting squad for the coming season. Ben brings plenty of top-level experience playing in the Premier League, Champions League and at international level, despite his young age."

Fantastic Addition to Squad: Chelsea Director

Granovskaia added, "We are confident Ben will adapt very quickly to being a Chelsea player and with the fixture program for 2020/21 especially busy, he is a fantastic addition to the squad needed to challenge for honors."

Chilwell represented England at every age group from the Under-18s up before making his senior debut for Gareth Southgate's side in a friendly held in Leicester against Switzerland in September 2018. He made his first start a month later in a Nations League goalless draw in Croatia and has 11 caps in total for the Three Lions to date.

(With inputs from agencies)