Chelsea signs Czech teenager Kalas
English champion Chelsea has signed Tomas Kalas, the 17-year-old
defender from the Czech Republic.
Chelsea and the player’s agency, Sport Invest Group, said Kalas
will stay with his Czech club, Olomouc, on loan next season before
moving to Stamford Bridge.
Other clubs interested in the player included Arsenal, AC Milan
and German Bundesliga teams Bayer Leverkusen and Hoffenheim.
Details of the contract have not been released. Czech media
reported Olomouc could get 160 million koruna ($7.8 million).