Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund announced on Wednesday they had reached an agreement to move international Christian Pulisic to the Blues.
Chelsea confirmed in a statement posted on their official website that the player would continue to play with Dortmund on loan until the end of the season.
Dortmund said Chelsea had paid 64 million euros ($ 73.2 million) for the services of the 20-year-old.
Der BVB hat sich mit dem FC Chelsea auf einen Transfer von Christian #Pulisic mit sofortiger Wirkung geeinigt, Chelsea wiederum leiht den 20-Jährigen bis zum Saisonende an den BVB aus.
— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) 2 janvier 2019
“Christian Pulisic dream has always been to play in the Premier League,” said Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Turk.
“Because of these backgrounds and with the end of his contract in 2020, we decided to accept Chelsea’s generous financial offer.”
“In the summer I will be moving to Chelsea in the Premier League,” said Pulisic. “It’s a great honor to sign a contract with one of the great clubs and play alongside first-class players.”