Jose Mourinho's side secured the services of Papy Djilobodji on the last day of the transfer window and the Senegalese defender expressed his delight after sealing his move to Stamford Bridge.
"I am really happy to be a Chelsea player. I have come here to learn and to go to higher places with the club, and to win trophies as well. I’m really happy and I want to show all my qualities and skills not just to the manager and the players, but also to the supporters," Papy said in his first interview with Chelsea's official website.
When asked what has been his impressions of English football, he told Chelseafc.com: "The quality of football is always really high. People have told me I have an English style of play, and what I’m going to do is keep adapting my style of play so I can play like everyone here.
"Football is a sport that when you’re playing you’re giving joy to the people watching, so I want to give it everything I have got to give that pleasure to everyone at the club and to our supporters."
Regarding his first day at Chelsea's training ground (Cobham), he said: "It went really well. It was absolutely brilliant to be out there training.
"I spoke to the manager who welcomed me which was really nice of him and I thanked him. I spoke to the players that are here, people like John Terry, Falcao, Oscar and Loic Remy, and I even had a bit of banter with some of the youngsters that were training."