In a transfer window where Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus after nine years of association with Real Madrid grabbed all the attention, a certain 23-year-old Kepa Arrizabalaga’s £71 million move from Athletic Bilbao to Chelsea stunned every other spectator. Liverpool had just broken the world record by smashing £67m for Alisson Becker. And despite playing just 54 games over the course of two seasons for Bilbao, Chelsea decided to act quick in purchasing Kepa’s release clause since Courtois refused to meet with Sarri as he had his mind set on a move to Real Madrid.
That being done, Kepa became the most expensive goalkeeper. As suggested by many, Kepa is known for his brilliant reflexes and for his better presence of mind. So while his playing style remains a known equity, there are facts that most of the Chelsea fans are unaware of. Think no more, as here we give you five such mesmerising facts about the most expensive goalkeeper of the world.