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The 27-year-old Black Star will perform for the Royals at Madejski Stadium throughout the 2021-22 campaign
Reading the new signing Abdul Rahman Baba has promised to give everything for the team after completing a loan from Chelsea on Friday.
The 27-year-old Ghana left-back will spend the entire season with the Royals in the EFL Championships after Chelsea extended his contract but decided to loan him out, his fifth loan deal away from Stamford Bridge.
The Black Star has now taken to his social media pages to express his delight at the latest move.
“Absolutely delighted to have come to Reading,” Rahman wrote on his Twitter account. “Thank you to the fans for the good news and support means a lot to me and my family.
“I promise to leave everything on the field for you.”
The final step will see Rahman play alongside Ghanaian compatriot and international colleague Andy Yiadom in Reading.
When he announced Rahman’s arrival, Reading said in one announcement: “We are very pleased to confirm that left-back Baba Rahman has joined Reading Football Club on a season-long loan from Chelsea, subject to the normal ratification procedures of the relevant football authorities.
“The 27-year-old has represented the Blues in the Premier League and Champions League as well as bringing top experience with him in Germany, France, Spain and Greece – and is now embarking on a new challenge in Berkshire as a Royal!”
For his part, Reading coach Veljko Paunovic said: “It’s no secret that recruiting an experienced left-back was a priority for us this summer, so I’m glad we’ve managed to make this deal to bring Baba to Reading. .
“He is a fast, strong, physical football player who has a lot to offer the club and the players around him. Baba was really keen to be a part of our project and test himself in this tough division and I am excited to see him play for us. ”
Baba will be in line to make his Reading debut when they travel to meet Huddersfield at John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday.