Mykhailo Mudryk, who recently agreed to join the Blues from Shakhtar Donetsk, will attend Sunday's Chelsea vs. Crystal Palace match at Stamford Bridge.
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Prior to his official debut, the 22-year-old international from Ukraine will watch the Premier League game from the stands after completing his medical.
The transfer has been essentially confirmed by Chelsea, who posted a photo and a video of Mudryk on their Instagram page and urged followers to "send him some love."
According to sources, Mudryk has verbally agreed to a seven-year contract with Chelsea after the club reached a club-record agreement with Shakhtar for the star player.Graham Potter, the head coach of Chelsea, is also thought to have spoken to Mudryk and was a major factor in getting him to reject Arsenal.
The Gunners had given off the impression for months that they would be the favorites to sign Mudryk in January, and the player himself was rumored to be desperate to come to the Emirates after repeatedly praising the club on social media.
But on Saturday afternoon, it became known that senior Chelsea executives had traveled to Europe to sabotage Arsenal's contract, winning the battle to sign him.
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