Select a Team

Prev Game: Premier League Sun 23rd Oct

prev game - Chelsea
team 1 score team 2
Chelsea 4 - 0 Man Utd

Next Game: EFL Cup Wed 26th Oct

next game - Chelsea
team 1 score team 2
West Ham 19:45 Chelsea

Carvalho set for Real move

Defender set for Mourinho reunion

Last Updated: 11/08/10 9:39am

  • Share:
Carvalho: Real deal

Carvalho: Real deal

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Chelsea have confirmed they have agreed a fee with Real Madrid for defender Ricardo Carvalho.

SKY SPORTS ON SKY There's more live football on Sky Sports than ever before, including the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, England away Euro 2012 qualifiers and La Liga. With four live Sky Sports channels, as well as Sky Sports News, you'll never miss a moment on Sky. Click here for more. SKY BET ODDS Real Madrid are 9/2 to win the 2010/11 Champions League. Bet now

"Chelsea would like to thank Riccy for his six years of service, and we wish him well in his future career."
Chelsea FC statement. Quotes of the week

The move will see Carvalho reunited with former Blues boss Jose Mourinho after working with the defender at Stamford Bridge and Porto.

The 32-year-old's future at Stamford Bridge has been the subject of speculation for some time with Carvalho revealing earlier this summer he would jump at the chance of moving to El Santiago Bernabeu.

The Portugal international will now travel to Spain to hold talks and undergo a medical at the Spanish giants before signing a two-year deal.

"Chelsea Football Club can confirm it has agreed terms with Real Madrid for the transfer of Ricardo Carvalho," a Chelsea statement read.

Personal terms

"The transfer is subject to a medical and the player agreeing personal terms.

"Chelsea would like to thank Riccy for his six years of service, and we wish him well in his future career."

A Madrid statement read: "Real Madrid CF and FC Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of Ricardo Carvalho.

"The player will be linked to Real Madrid CF the next two seasons."

The Portuguese centre-back was brought to Chelsea alongside Mourinho from Porto in 2004 after he took over at Stamford Bridge and went on to become a mainstay alongside John Terry in defence helping the Blues will three Premier League titles during his time at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea have now decided to let Carvalho move on and it will fuel speculation that Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti has lined up a replacement for Carvalho with Benfica's David Luiz strongly linked with a move to West London.

  • Share:


Related Profiles

Most Popular


Tyler: Man Utd's minute misery

Tyler: Man Utd's minute misery

How many times have Man Utd conceded in the first minute? How often do Arsenal and Spurs draw 0-0 on the same day? Martin Tyler knows.

Premier League grades

Premier League grades

Did your team live up to expectations in the Premier League at the weekend? Ray Wilkins offers his verdict.

Why Conte's 3-4-3 works

Why Conte's 3-4-3 works

Chelsea's switch to 3-4-3 has been a success. We analyse why it's working so well for Antonio Conte's men...

Missing Men

Play Missing Men


Chelsea's 1-0 win over Spurs in 2007