Chelsea FC have announced the signing
of 19 years old French midfielder from Renness on a seven-year contract, with a club option of a further year.
Co-sporting directors Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley said: ‘We’re delighted Lesley is joining Chelsea. He is an impressive young player who has already made his mark in Ligue 1. He has a huge amount of potential and we know he is going to continue to develop and improve. We are pleased that he has joined us in thU.S..S and that he will be able to integrate with the squad quickly.’
Ugochukwu, a France Under-19 international, has established himself as a regular with Rennes over the past two seasons and leaves having made 67 appearances.