Sometimes transfer could go beyond movement from one club to another.For Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga it was a different kind of transfer on deadline day, Thursday.
It was a busy transfer deadline day for Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, as he secured a key deal by announcing his engagement to girlfriend Andrea Martinez.
The 27-year-old confirmed his romance with the Spanish model in January after reportedly dating her for some time.
Martinez, 30, won Miss Universe Spain in 2020 before competing at Miss Universe in Las Vegas.
She is also a former standout basketball star who was selected for the Spanish U15 team in 2006, while her Instagram bio says she is a ‘certified plasmologist’.
Kepa shared news of their engagement with an Instagram post on Thursday evening, with the caption: ‘SHE SAID YES’.
Martinez’s comment is pinned underneath the post and translates to ‘Yes! Yes! Yes! I always love you’.
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech was among those to send well wishes the couple as he commented ‘Enhorabuen’, which is ‘Congratulations’ in Spanish.
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Ross Barkley, who left the Blues by mutual consent earlier this week, said: ‘Congrats bro’.
Meanwhile, West Ham midfielder Pablo Fornals commented: ‘Oleeeee guapos, enhorabuena’ (‘Bravo handsome, congratulations’).
Kepa and Martinez have shared plenty of loved-up posts over the last eight months, while the model defended her boyfriend in March after he missed the decisive penalty in Chelsea’s Carabao Cup final shoot-out defeat to Liverpool.