Chelsea sign goal keeper Marco Amelia
Chelsea have completed the signing of Italian goal keeper Marco Amelia. Obviously he will be the second goal keeper to Begovic after the injury to Thibaut Courtois.
Read the full statement on Chelsea website below:
Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Marco Amelia.
The goalkeeper arrives on a free transfer to provide highly experienced cover following the injury to Thibaut Courtois last month, and has signed a contract until the end of the season.
Amelia, a full Italy international, signed with Serie B side Perugia last season having previously spent four years with AC Milan.
He began his career with Roma before making his name with Livorno, enjoying subsequent spells with Palermo and Genoa.
The 33-year-old will wear the number 32 jersey, and will be available for our Premier League game against Aston Villa.