Kepa Arrizabalaga has come under serious attack after his abysmal performance in the game between Chelsea and Liverpool which got Chelsea trashed 5:3.
This might not be a good and happy moment for any die-hard Chelsea fan especially when we can all point figures at a consistent mistake from a player that caused the defeat. Don’t Chelsea fans need to know more about the man in the topic, Kepa Arrizabalaga?
Biography of Kepa Arrizabalaga
Fully known as Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta, is a spanished professional footballer born on the 3rd of October 1994 at Born in Ondarroa, Biscay. Kepa currently is a Goalkeeper of the Chelsea Football Club in London. Kepa is also in the Spanish national team and often referred to monotonously by his forename.
Developed at Athletic Bilbao, he played his first professional games on loan at Ponferradina and Real Valladolid, in Segunda División. He then returned to his first club, going on to appear in 54 matches across all competitions; in 2018, he signed with Chelsea.
The Spanish international goalkeeper signed a seven-year contract at Stamford Bridge and ended his first season with silverware as we beat Arsenal in the Europa League final. He played 54 games in all competitions, including 36 in the Premier League. In total he kept an impressive 23 clean sheets as he quickly adapted to the rigours of English football.
Kepa’s performances for the Blues have also earned him regular playing time for Spain, the country of his birth in October 1994.
Quick and agile, Kepa possesses fantastic reflexes and has developed his all-round game since he established himself as Athletic Bilbao’s first-choice ‘keeper. A great shot-stopper, he is confident with the ball at his feet and capable of playing out from the back, even under pressure.
Kepa made his debut for the Blues just a few days after signing in our opening-day win at Huddersfield in August 2018. The keeper looked assured when called into action and kept a clean sheet in a 3-0 victory.
Kepa Arrizabalaga Instagram Page
It’s difficult without a social media presence in this era of the 21st century. Kepa has 1.3 million Instagram follows during the time of this write-up. He has his page flooded with his personal pictures and team training photos. You may follow Kepa Arrizabalaga Instagram Page here.
Kepa Arrizabalaga Wife
We are starting with the sad story over here. Kepa had been involved in a long term relationship with Andrea Perez according to Chelsea FC Latest News. They were together for over nine years and when the Chelsea goalkeeper moved to London, it was Andrea who moved to the new country with him. Her presence and their happy relationship kept the player and settled.
However, recently, the pair broke it off and it is reported now by El Mundo that the break up has left Kepa reeling off a bad relation emotionally which has led to his poor form. It is reported that his parents who stay in Spain come to visit him at times to keep him company but the player was rather emotionally low since his girlfriend broke it off. His performance at Chelsea had suffered for a while. However, the goalkeeper is back in form and is slowly making his way back to better performances!
Salary of Kepa Arrizabalaga
Kepa Arrizabalaga signed a 7 year / £54,600,000 contract with the Chelsea F.C., including an annual average salary of £7,800,000. In 2019, Arrizabalaga will earn a base salary of £7,800,000, while carrying a cap hit of £7,800,000.