List of Best Spanish Players for Chelsea – 2022 Updated
Who are the best Spanish players for Chelsea? Football club Chelsea have acquired talented players with Spanish ancestry. Today, we’ve made the decision to recall some of the most notable Spaniards to have worn Chelsea apparel.
Our five-man shortlist excludes some prominent players in favor of those who have excelled during their tenure at Stamford Bridge.
List of current Spanish players for Chelsea
Currently, Chelsea has 15 Spanish players. Take a look at the below table to see who they are.
|No.||Top players||from||until||Previous club||Later club||Matches CHE||Goals CHE|
|04.08.2022||Brighton & Hove Albion||8|
|30.08.2021||29.06.2022||Atlético de Madrid||Atlético de Madrid||23||1|
|20.07.2017||27.01.2019||Real Madrid||Atlético de Madrid||72||24|
|30.08.2016||31.08.2022||ACF Fiorentina||FC Barcelona||212||29|
|19.08.2015||31.08.2020||FC Barcelona||AS Roma||206||43|
|30.06.2014||31.12.2017||Atlético de Madrid||Atlético de Madrid||120||59|
|30.06.2014||10.01.2019||FC Barcelona||AS Monaco||198||22|
|03.08.2011||03.08.2014||FC Barcelona Atlètic||VfB Stuttgart||33||1|
|11||Juan Matamidfield||23.08.2011||23.01.2014||Valencia CF||Manchester United||135||32|
|30.01.2011||30.08.2014||Liverpool FC||AC Milan||172||45|
|13||Asier del Horno
|30.06.2005||30.06.2006||Athletic Bilbao||Valencia CF||34||1|
|14||Quique de Lucas
|30.06.2002||01.07.2003||RCD Espanyol Barcelona||Deportivo Alavés||31||1|
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Top 5 best Spanish Players for Chelsea of all time
Osasuna youth product Azpilicueta spent three seasons in La Liga before moving to Marseille, where he won four significant accolades. In the summer of 2012, he moved to Chelsea, where he won the Europa League in his first season and the domestic double two years later.
Spanish professional footballer Marcos Alonso Mendoza (born 28 December 1990) competes for La Liga club Barcelona and the Spanish national team as a left-back or wing-back.
He was signed by Chelsea in 2016 for an estimated £24 million after being successful with the latter club, and he went on to win numerous awards with the team, including the Premier League and UEFA Champions League titles.
Francesc “Cesc” Fàbregas Soler, a center midfielder for Italian Serie B side Como, was born on May 4, 1987. In June 2014, he moved back to London and signed a £30 million contract with Arsenal’s cross-town rival Chelsea.
Barcelona won the Supercopa de Espaa to start the season. Fàbregas contributed five assists in a 7-0 victory over Levante in the league’s first game of the year on August 18. In 36 league games, he scored 8 goals, including braces in victories at Granada on November 10 and Getafe on December 22, the latter of which included a penalty kick.
Diego da Silva Costa now plays as a striker for Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League.
Chelsea revealed on July 1st, 2014 that they had decided to satisfy Costa’s £32 million buy-out clause after he passed his physical in June. On July 15, Chelsea announced that the signing of Costa, who agreed to a five-year deal with a weekly salary of £150,000, had been finalized.
Demba Ba, a former Chelsea striker, left the team, and Costa took over with the number 19, which he had previously worn for Atlético and Spain at the 2014 World Cup.
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Spanish-born professional footballer Juan Manuel Mata Garca (born April 28, 1988) is a midfielder for the Turkish Süper Lig team Galatasaray. He can play on the wing, but his primary position is as an offensive midfielder in the center.
He made 174 appearances over the course of four seasons, becoming into a crucial component of the team’s midfield. Mata won the UEFA Champions League and the FA Cup in his debut season after joining Premier League team Chelsea in August 2011 for a reported sum of around €28 million.
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Above is our list of the best Spanish players for Chelsea. Our five-man shortlist did not include other notable names; instead, we selected to focus on the players whose Stamford Bridge careers have been most successful.
The Chelsea football club has signed a number of great football players of Spanish descent. Chelseawiki has chosen to look back on the lives of some of the most recognizable Spaniards to ever don a Chelsea jersey today.