Kalidou Koulibaly watched from the sidelines as his new team Chelsea defeated Club America 2-1 in a friendly in Las Vegas.
He was not ready to face the Mexican side but you can see that Thomas Tuchel is really excited to have the center-back in the squad.
“He brings experience, quality, top defending, quality, height, everything we’re looking for to play a back three or back four,” the boss said.
“It’s a brilliant signing, another brilliant signing for us, and we hope that he can show his quality as soon as possible. He is now training outside after he arrived yesterday and we’ve very happy.”
“He knows some of the players – he plays with Edou with the national team and knows Jorgi from Napoli – so I think from this side it will be quick that he feels welcome in the group. It’s a nice group and everyone is happy…”