Kepa Arrizabalaga pays for his release clause for potential move to Chelsea

Athletic Bilbao have confirmed goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s release clause has been activated.

The spanish La Liga club announced that Kepa Arrizabalaga has bought himself out of his contract.

This is the done thing at Athletic Bilbao; the same happened with Ander Herrera, Javi Martinez and Aymeric Laporte.

The 23-year-old Spaniard is now a free agent and will join Chelsea. The Blues will have paid the money to Kepa, his agent or the company who owns him in order to buy himself out of the contract.